national day for truth and reconciliation News Archive
Indigenous student-athlete shows community that movement is medicine
September 27, 2022 —
The Reconciliation Run, organized by Indigenous student-athlete Tréchelle Bunn, is scheduled to take place on September 30 in Birtle, MB. Registration is still open with an option to participate virtually for those not able to make the trip to Birtle on Friday.
Research and International
Reckoning with the history of public schooling and settler colonialism
September 26, 2022 —
Part of the “complex truth” behind reconciliation is understanding that public schooling has also played an important role in settler colonialism in Canada.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation events
September 23, 2022 —
There are many opportunities to engage in a day of reflection leading up to and on the day itself both at UM, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) and off-campus.
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation unveils Survivors’ Flag for Sept. 30
September 28, 2021 —
Commemorative flag was created by Survivors to share their expression of remembrance with the broader public and to honour all residential school Survivors, families, and communities impacted by the residential school system in Canada
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.
Hour of silence for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
September 24, 2021 —
On September 27, residents and students of St John’s College (SJC) will be assembling a memorial display that will be in the Chapel of St John for the whole week. Directly inspired by the recoveries at former residential schools that have been at the forefront of Canadian news this summer, the memorial will have orange ribbons, candles, and shoes representing the Indigenous children whose unmarked graves impacted people around the world.
Exploring National Day for Truth and Reconciliation events
September 22, 2021 —
UM community encouraged to listen, learn and reflect
Prime-time broadcast for the National Day For Truth and Reconciliation
September 15, 2021 —
Will broadcast and stream live Thursday, Sept. 30 in French, English and multiple Indigenous languages
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