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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation News Archive

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

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‘Stories Are In Our Bones’ sees filmmaker Janine Windolph take her young sons fishing with their kokum, a residential school survivor who retains a deep knowledge and memory of the land. (Stories Are In Our Bones/National Film Board)

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.

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The Barometer Project

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

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The Bentwood Box, which travelled with the TRC to all of its official events, is shown where it now resides at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.

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

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teepee bathed in orange spotlights with a night sky

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.

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A large group of people wearing orange shirts that say Every Child Matters walk on the Fort Garry campus of the University of Manitoba.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty dean encourages participation in National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 27, 2021 — 
On Thursday, Sept. 30, the University of Manitoba will be closed in observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a federal statutory holiday.

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The teepee at NCTR.


Exploring National Day for Truth and Reconciliation events

September 22, 2021 — 
UM community encouraged to listen, learn and reflect

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The turtle, where sacred fires were lit in front of the NCTR

UM will recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 1, 2021 — 
A message from President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Michael Benarroch; Vice-President (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook; and National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Executive Director Stephanie Scott

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Teepee at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, with text on image stating: Malcolm & Catherine Dewar Truth and Reconciliation Fellowship

‘Never forget how important your voice is’

August 25, 2021 — 
Alumni fund Reconciliation research for graduate students

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Conference with First Nations Chiefs during Manitoba-First Nations Treaty, 1871. // Glenbow Archives NA-1406-72

UM commemorates 150th anniversaries of Treaty 1 and Treaty 2

August 19, 2021 — 
NCTR, in partnership with the Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) at UM, will host: A Discussion on Treaties on Aug. 24

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