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Reconciliation Matters The WPGUC Reconciliation Committee and Council are very pleased to report that an application for funds to the Vancouver Burrard Presbytery ProVision Fund has been successful. The money, $19, 500, will be used to design and develop a website for a new initiative called “Reconciliation Matters network.” Reconciliation Matters’ goal is to provide support and services to congregations, churches and other community-based organizations to implement reconciliation activities and projects, thus furthering the TRC’s Calls to Action. To facilitate this work, Reconciliation Matters is developing an online hub, including a website with links to Reconciliation Matters’ Facebook page, twitter feed, and email newsletter. The website will utilize the registered domain name “”. The online hub will connect people in various regions and facilitate the exchange of information on upcoming reconciliation events, activities, current issues, articles, and news. It will provide a space to share useful resources and experiences, and to profile reconciliation achievements and success stories. The project is jointly supported by St. Andrews-Wesley and West Point Grey. Both churches gave their blessing to the project; each donated $500 as an indicator of it support. The work will be carried out by Kaisa McCandless of St. Andrews-Wesley and a professional website design and development consultant. Kaisa is an Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation specialist, with a Master’s degree in communications and many years of experience working with First Nations, churches, and other community-based organizations.