Truth & Reconciliation


The University of Manitoba Centre for Human Rights Research and the National Research Centre for Truth and Reconciliation organized a 2014-15 seminar series called Critical Conversations on Truth and ReconciliationIt featured University of Manitoba researchers and others from a range of disciplines. The seminar series was co-ordinated by Prof. Karen Busby, Faculty of Law and CHRR director, Ry Moran, director of the new National Research Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and Dr. Jocelyn Thorpe, Faculty of Arts (Women’s & Gender Studies). 

See seminar summaries and podcasts

Check out the website of the new National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, hosted by the University of Manitoba. It was established through these trust and administrative agreements.

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Court cases

The University of Manitoba intervened in a court case aimed at securing more residential school documents from the Canadian government and another case on whether records of compensation hearings should be destroyed. View legal documents related to the cases.

Privacy, access and copyright issues:

Privacy, access and copyright workshop

Privacy and access to the archives (appendix to 2012 U of M proposal) 

Manitoba Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (see section 17)

Access and Control of Indigenous Knowledge in Libraries and Archives: Ownership and Future Use, by Jane Anderson

Research related to residential schools.

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