Statements and Releases

Read statements and releases issued by the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre.


Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre congratulates BC on implementing a key Call to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

The summary report highlights some of the issues raised at the November dialogue, including a technical review of the bill, a primer with more detailed explanation of DRIPA, and a summary of some of the key discussion at the session.

Dialogue of leaders highlights critical considerations for implementing the UN Declaration

The Centre has released a summary report examining some of the past and current efforts that have been made to transform Crown-Indigenous relations across Canada, along with providing critical considerations for implementing the UN Declaration in British Columbia.

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond joins Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre and Allard School of Law

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond (Aki-Kwe), a renowned Indigenous Canadian judge, lawyer and advocate, has joined UBC as the inaugural director of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC).