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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation News Archive

Truth and Reconciliation: What is it about?

NCTR and Canadian Teachers’ Federation introduce new resource

November 17, 2016 — 
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) at the University of Manitoba and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) launched a new teacher resource that aims to educate students across the country about Residential Schools

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Initiative launched to empower youth voices

September 30, 2016 — 
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) at the University of Manitoba, in partnership with the Vice Regal community, has launched the second annual Imagine a Canada national arts and communications initiative


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Gord Downie and University of Manitoba partner on unique Reconciliation project

September 9, 2016 — 
Downie pledges proceeds from project to support work of NCTR in honouring stories of Residential School Survivors

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Globe and Mail: Can you hear Gord Downie’s call for reconciliation?

September 9, 2016 — 
'It is exceptionally powerful when we see one of Canada's most well-known and loved performers, Gord Downie, lend his voice in the struggle for Truth and Reconciliation.'

Members of the UN Côte d'Ivoire Delegation meet with (top L-R) Director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Ry Moran, President and Vice-Chancellor David T. Barnard and Vice-President (Research and International) Digvir S. Jayas. // Photo from Dan Gwozdz

Delegation from Côte d’Ivoire and UN gains insight from NCTR

July 28, 2016 — 
The delegation looked to gain knowledge to build on initiatives in Côte d'Ivoire focused on reconstruction and reconciliation, following years of conflict

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The video is aimed at students as part of the education mandate of the NCTR.

Research and International

NCTR releases ‘Finding Heart’

April 4, 2016 — 
Telling the story of Peter Bryce, an early whistleblower on health conditions inside Residential Schools


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