Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Centre to honour residential school survivors breaks ground at UBC

Cindy Tom-Lindley says her grandmother had all her children taken to residential schools and the family had no choice but to comply with the federal government policy designed to assimilate...
Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Lillian Howard, residential school survivor

Residential school survivor "hopeful" after final TRC report

The federal government has committed to implementing all of the calls to action in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's final report, presented to the public on Tuesday in Ottawa.
MMAW, Missing and murdered aboriginal women, David Wilks, Stephen Harper

"Not fair" to expect government action on missing, murdered Indigenous women: Conservative MP

The NDP are calling out Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks on his "unacceptable" comments.
Chief Bev Sellars accepting the 2014 George Ryga Award

Residential school memoir receives book award for social awareness

Chief Bev Sellars won the 2014 George Ryga Award for Social Awareness for her book, "They Called Me Number One".

In Vancouver, thousands walk for sovereignty and justice for First Nations

It was an exceptional week in Vancouver for First Nations rights. Here's a summary of the week with photographs by Zack Embree.
St Michael's residential school in Alert Bay

Truth and Reconciliation Commission to fight injustice against Aboriginal peoples

Reconciliation Canada and the University of British Columbia are gathering support and planning for a week of dialogue and community building