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Research and International

Taking up the work of Reconciliation

May 17, 2022 — 
How a new measuring tool based on research can push us further down the path to good and just relations

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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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The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) unveils a new Survivors’ Flag to mark the first official National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

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

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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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President Michael Benarroch

A message from President Michael Benarroch on the recent discovery at Cowessess First Nation

June 25, 2021 — 
'This breaks my heart and reminds me of the responsibility I have, and that we all have to learn more and to support the process of Truth and Reconciliation and the Calls to Action'

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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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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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