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Statement on the five-year anniversary of the TRC closing ceremony

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) supports the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Commissioners’ statement on the urgency …

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NCTR Statement on the Mi’kmaq Fishing Rights

Historic Treaties between the Mi’kmaq people and the British Crown were meant to be based on an ongoing relationship of …

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Recognition of Historic Significance of the Residential School System and Former Residential Schools Crucial Step on Path to Reconciliation

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) welcomes the federal government’s official recognition that tragic harms inflicted through the …

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Lessons learned report released following review of the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement

Winnipeg, Manitoba – February 20, 2020 – Informed by Residential School Survivors from across the country, a report released today …

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Remembering Indigenous Soldiers

Residential School children joined the Cadets to escape the school, and it got them on the front lines. (Photo: St. …

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NCTR in the Canadian Memory of the World Register

NCTR recognized by Canadian Commission for UNESCO The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) has joined other new collections …

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Introducing the 2019-2021 Survivors Circle of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

Six new members have been appointed to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) Survivors Circle to advise the …

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Residential Schools and Manitoba TB Sanatoriums Photo Exhibit

Residential Schools and Manitoba TB Sanatoriums Photo Exhibit During the National Gathering of Elders in Winnipeg on September 9-11, 2019, …

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Imagine a Canada – Youth Leading Reconciliation

Youth from across the country will pledge their commitment to Reconciliation at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR)’s Imagine …

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Survivor Voices Integral to the NCTR

At the forefront of the National Centre of Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) are the voices of Residential School Survivors, which have guided – …

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