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CBC Manitoba: Departing premier Heather Stefanson apologizes for ‘hurting Manitobans’ with landfill-search ads

October 16, 2023 — 
PC leader expresses discomfort with campaign, says she had to take combative tone

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CBC Ontario Today: A decade of Orange Shirt Day: What difference does it make?

October 3, 2023 — 
A decade of Orange Shirt Day: What difference does it make?

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Coming Soon! Truth and Reconciliation Week 2023

August 30, 2023 — 
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) is proud to be hosting Truth and Reconciliation Week 2023 from September 25-30.

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UNESCO's Cody Groat presenting certificate to NCTR staff, Elders and Survivors on June 29, 2023

NCTR archival records added to UNESCO Memory Register

June 30, 2023 — 
An emotional ceremony was held  June 29, 2023 to mark the Archival Records of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) being inscribed into the Memory of the World International Register created by UNESCO

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Law Students stand in a circle in a field with the faculty of law building on a hill in the distance

Faculty of Law

Greetings in honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day from the Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba

June 16, 2023 — 
National Indigenous Peoples Day calls us to celebrate many remarkable accomplishments, amplify Indigenous voices, and foster a future where Indigenous cultures, and aspirations are cherished, protected, and celebrated. It is a collective responsibility to create an inclusive and equitable society that upholds the shared principles of justice, respect, connectedness and unity.

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Stephanie Scott stands outside and the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation is in the background.

Winnipeg Free Press: Indigenous women lead the way at NCTR

March 8, 2023 — 
An International Women's Day focused special insert in the Winnipeg Free Press shared a story about Stephanie Scott, executive director at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, and Brenda Gunn, academic and research director at the NCTR.

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Survivor flag at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.

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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.

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Robson Hall exterior Fall 2019

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law welcomes Elders-in-Residence, The Honourable Murray Sinclair and Wendy Whitecloud

August 25, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome The Honourable Murray Sinclair and retired law instructor Wendy Whitecloud to Robson Hall as Elders-in-Residence starting in August 2022

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Residential school survivors.

Residential school Survivors speak of impact of National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation on this somber anniversary

May 27, 2022 — 
Outpouring of donor support for the ongoing work done by the NCTR continues to aid the community

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A black and white photo of the Shubenacadie Residential School classroom in Nova Scotia.

Joint message on the one-year anniversary of the discovery of the first 215 unmarked graves

May 27, 2022 — 
Message from Dr. Catherine Cook, vice-president (Indigenous) at the University of Manitoba and Stephanie Scott, executive director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

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