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Residential Schools News Archive

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

Recognition of historic significance of the Residential School System and former Residential Schools crucial step on path to Reconciliation

September 1, 2020 — 
The NCTR, Parks Canada and the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change announced that the Residential School System is now formally designated as an “event of national historic significance.” 

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Survivors Circle at NCTR.


NCTR seeks members for Survivors Circle

February 11, 2019 — 
Survivors are the foundation of Truth and Reconciliation work in this country and are an essential part of the NCTR.

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Teaching the next generation

December 7, 2017 — 
"I just want to be there for them, because these young people are giving me back something that was taken away from me when I was in Residential Schools.”

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