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A reminder of the responsibility we have

June 14, 2021 — 
We cannot say we support Truth and Reconciliation without a commitment to learn the truth.

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Faculty of Architecture

IDPSA releases statement on the tragic discovery on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation

June 2, 2021 — 
Indigenous Design and Planning Student Association released the following statement on the tragic discovery reported this past week in Kamloops, BC.  


Students walking on the pedway-photo from 2019


Support for students

May 31, 2021 — 
Following the devastating discovery of the remains of 215 children at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc lands – supports for students are available

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Admin building with flag at half mast

UM lowers flag to honour children of Kamloops Indian Residential School

May 30, 2021 — 
UM lowered its flag over the Administration Building to honour the children whose remains were discovered on the grounds of the Kamloops Indian Residential School

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Red and orange graphic with text overlaid over image of Bentwood Box. Text reads Honouring and preserving residential school truths for all time, for all of Canada.


NCTR launches a new website and archive database –

March 29, 2021 — 
Multiple resources for all of Canada to learn and create educational programs and reconciliation initiatives

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Ry Moran – Director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

UM and NCTR congratulate Ry Moran on new position

June 24, 2020 — 
Ry Moran has been appointed as the inaugural associate university librarian – reconciliation at the University of Victoria.

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Dr. Adele Perry

Faculty of Arts

Perry named CHRR Director

June 15, 2020 — 
Historian Dr. Adele Perry has been appointed director of the Centre for Human Rights Research (CHRR) effective July 1, 2020. She takes over from founding director and law professor Karen Busby.

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Elder Phyllis Webstad at NCTR

President Barnard’s message on Orange Shirt Day

September 26, 2019 — 
Our University is committed to and engaged in the process of advancing reconciliation – a journey that is progressing, but far from over

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Inside the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba

CBC: National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation archives added to UNESCO world register

September 12, 2019 — 
Residential school archives 1 of 3 collections added to the Canada Memory of the World Register



Wpg Free Press: U of M offers first human rights program

September 10, 2019 — 
Winnipeg’s role as a civil liberties hub has expanded, with the launch of Canada’s first interdisciplinary master of human rights program

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