Reconciliation News Archive
September 22, 2023 —
The third annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will take place on September 30. There are many ways you can observe the day, with opportunities both on and off campus to engage in learning and reflection and to honour the healing journey of residential school Survivors.
July 5, 2023 —
A new report providing progress on University-wide efforts to create a culturally safe work and learning environment for Indigenous staff, students, faculty and guests; expand Indigenous leadership; and foster relationships with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities is now available on the UM website.
June 19, 2023 —
Jim Thunder [MBA/17], pursued an Asper MBA because he wanted a career that would allow him to contribute to solving problems and creating change on a larger scale, with a focus on enhancing Indigenous communities and amplifying calls for reconciliation.
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.
July 21, 2022 —
Personal reflection by a current Indigenous student at UM, Kathleen McKenzie
July 13, 2022 —
Many Canadians are finally coming to terms with the truth that the Canadian government, in co-operation with Christian churches, ran a genocidal school system intended to 'kill the Indian in the child' for more than a century
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
May 17, 2022 —
How a new measuring tool based on research can push us further down the path to good and just relations
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.
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