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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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Rally participants hold up signs and wear orange shirts as they march in support of residential school survivors and the families of missing and murdered Indigenous children in Winnipeg on. July 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma

Faculty of Arts

Ignore debaters and denialists, Canada’s treatment of Indigenous Peoples fits the definition of genocide

October 26, 2021 — 
A better understanding of what most genocide scholars believe can help people understand how Canada’s Indian Residential School system fits with definitions of genocide

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Indigenous

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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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.

Indigenous

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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Indigenous

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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