Media coverage

The Centre and the staff are often featured in news and publications at the local and national level.


Sask. Catholic bishops resurrect fundraising campaign for residential school survivors

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to CBC News about the Catholic Church in Saskatchewan and their fundraising campaign.

‘Where is their soul?’: Inside the failed push to make Catholic Church pay for its residential school abuses

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to CBC News about the Catholic Church and the residential school settlement.

Federal government urged to criminalize mistreatment of graves like those found at residential schools

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to the Globe and Mail about a human rights framework for mass graves.

Catholic group gives ‘formal commitment’ to disclose all records from B.C. and Sask. residential schools

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to CBC News about the recent agreement with the Sisters of St. Ann Archives.

Calls grow for ‘rigorous review’ of honorary degree recipients as Senate considers revoking O’Grady degree

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to The Ubyssey about honorary degrees at UBC.

Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs applies to intervene in case against VPD for handcuffing Indigenous pair

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, is featured in a CBC article about a human rights case.

Daphne Bramham: Indigenous children continue to be failed in government ‘care’

Centre Academic Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki Kwe, was quoted by the Vancouver Sun about the Proportions of Indigenous children in care and adoption plans.

Video shows Alberta child-services employee shout profanities at Indigenous advocate

Centre director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to The Globe and Mail about Alberta children’s services employee video circulating online.

Musqueam chief wants to know about boy who went missing from St. Paul’s Indian Residential School

Centre researcher David McAtackney spoke to the Vancouver Sun about St. Paul’s residential school in North Vancouver.

Experts: Lack of care in residential schools further complicate identifying children found in unmarked graves

Dr. Tricia Logan, head of research and engagement at the Centre, spoke to CTV News about Survivor testimony and Kamloops Residential School.