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Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond appointed director of UBC’s new Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

April 26, 2018
The Centre was featured in a recent article in the Vancouver Sun.

UBC appoints former Indigenous judge and youth advocate as History and Dialogue Centre director


The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre was recently featured in The Ubyssey.

Photos: Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre officially opens at UBC

April 12, 2018
The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre was recently featured in the Georgia Straight.

UBC Opens Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) and Offers Statement of Apology Related to the Indian Residential School System


First Nations Summit covered the recent opening of the Centre on their website.

With the opening of the History and Dialogue Centre, Ono apologizes for UBC’s role in residential schools

April 11, 2018
UBC President Santa Ono apologized yesterday for the university’s institutionalized support of the injustices that happened to Indigenous people in residential schools. This event was covered by The Ubyssey.

UBC issues Statement of Apology

April 8, 2018
UBC President Santa Ono delivered a formal apology to Indian residential school survivors and, more generally, to Indigenous people, for the university’s involvement in the system that supported the operation of the schools.