Actions and Commitments

Call to Action # 82: Commemoration (79-83)

IRS (Indian Residential School) Permanent Memorial Update

September 30, 2023
IRS (Indian Residential School) Permanent Memorial Update
It was announced on September 30th that the City of Calgary signed an LOI (letter of intent) to partner with Fort Calgary on the Residential School Memorial. The location for the memorial will be located at the NE corner by the community garden and a sign was put up to inform the public. We are entering into phase two which will look at the final design of the memorial. There will be future engagements around this, so keep an eye on the IRS Memorial Engage Page for opportunities to engage at Indian Residential School Memorial Project | Engage (

Residential School Memorial Project Co-leads, Harold Horsefall and Sherri Kellock,
at the future location of the memorial on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.