The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre opened in April 2018. Located on unceded Musqueam territory, on the University of British Columbia's Vancouver campus, the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre seeks to:
IRSHDC is affiliated with the National Research Centre established by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada in Winnipeg, and offers a foundation for advanced research and questions about how we address the past and many of its issues, a hub for campus and community partnerships and cross-disciplinary work, and a focal point for thinking about the future. It seeks to support community access, public programming, curriculum development, advanced research, and intensive and regular discussion on issues of common concern.
On September 18, 2013, UBC suspended classes so that students, faculty, and other members of the UBC community might more fully participate in a historic Truth and Reconciliation event and the related events around the city of Vancouver.
Local events 2013