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September 21, 2021

6th Annual Building Reconciliation Forum 2021 – Université Laval and Université du Québec network

Université Laval and the Université du Québec network, in partnership with numerous Indigenous organizations, will host the 6th edition of the National Building Reconciliation Forum from September 21 to 23, 2021. Under the theme “Falling into step with First Peoples students,” the Forum will rally Indigenous and non-Indigenous stakeholders from the university community to gain...

October 8, 2019

5th Annual Building Reconciliation Forum 2019 – Algoma University

The 2019 forum was jointly hosted by Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, Nipissing University, Cape Breton University, the University of Northern British Columbia and Algoma University. The Forum took place at Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, from October 8th-10th, 2019. The 2019 theme was: “Working Together to Advance Healing & Reconciliation…” Key Forum Themes: In...

November 15, 2017

3rd Annual “Building Reconciliation Forum” 2017 – University of Manitoba

Higher education and Indigenous leaders from across the country reinforced their commitment to action on reconciliation through higher education as the third annual National Building Reconciliation Forum, hosted by the University of Manitoba. At the closing ceremony of the forum, it was announced that the University of Victoria has been selected to host the 2018...

September 28, 2016

2nd Annual “Building Reconciliation Forum” 2016 – University of Alberta

At the event, the delegates attended sessions about: the experiences of Indigenous students in universities, incorporating Indigenous content into program requirements, conducting community-engaged research and working together to address common issues. They also heard keynote addresses from former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Phil Fontaine, former Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Knowledge...

November 18, 2015

1st Annual “Building Reconciliation Forum” 2015 – University of Saskatchewan

Following the release of the TRC’s summary report and calls to action in June, 2015, Chancellor Blaine Favel urged the University of Saskatchewan to continue its leadership and host a national forum to discuss the important issues emerging from the TRC. The forum was held November 18–19, 2015 on the Saskatoon campus and at Wanuskewin...