National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation News Archive
NCTR and SSHRC partner to launch new funding for Indigenous-led research
November 23, 2022 —
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) will invest $6 million to support Indigenous-led research across Canada.
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation welcomes funding for Centre’s new permanent home and long term work
November 9, 2022 —
$60 million in federal funding will help build a new, permanent home for NCTR at the University of Manitoba.
Faculty of Law
Getting oriented in a modern-day law school
September 9, 2022 —
If members of the law Class of 1925 had jumped into a time machine and attended the Juris Doctor Class of 2025 first year law orientation, they would be confounded at the difference in attitudes towards mental health, equality, diversity and inclusion, Indigenization of the Juris Doctor curriculum and a strong movement towards reconciliation.
What Pope Francis’ visit means to me
July 21, 2022 —
Personal reflection by a current Indigenous student at UM, Kathleen McKenzie
Research and International
Canada’s reckoning with colonialism and education must include Indian Day Schools
July 13, 2022 —
Many Canadians are finally coming to terms with the truth that the Canadian government, in co-operation with Christian churches, ran a genocidal school system intended to 'kill the Indian in the child' for more than a century
Historic investment in NCTR helps shape the future for generations to come
April 8, 2022 —
Federal budget to support the operations of and a new building for the NCTR
More than entertainment: Indigenous women are teaching through filmmaking
March 23, 2022 —
In disrupting stereotypes, showcasing Indigenous excellence and teaching about histories and contemporary realities that matter, Indigenous filmmakers are leading the way toward a better future.
Canadian Reconciliation Barometer Project releases its first report—highlights the path forward
February 15, 2022 —
The first report from the Canadian Reconciliation Barometer, which measures progress toward Reconciliation, has been released
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and SSHRC partner to advance Indigenous-led research
February 1, 2022 —
The collaboration will foster research on reconciliation and residential schools, done by and with Indigenous communities
Faculty of Arts
Can we measure reconciliation?
October 4, 2021 —
On the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, UM researcher Dr. Katherine Starzyk spoke about The Canadian Reconciliation Barometer project on The Decibel podcast by The Globe and Mail.