Canada 150 Lecture Series: Truth and Reconciliation in Canadian Post-Secondary Education

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

As we recognize 150 years of Confederation, this lecture series explores Canada's past, present, and future. These are free public lectures brought to you by the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, in partnership with Waterloo Public Library and the City of Waterloo.

Truth and Reconciliation in Canadian Post-Secondary Education

group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people at UWaterloo

Roberta Jamieson (top-centre) delivered the University of Waterloo's Spring 2017 Convocation Lecture, Education & Reconciliation – The Path to Canada's Future.

How are universities responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action? Indigenous and non-Indigenous members of our two institutions will talk about the challenges and opportunities for indigenization on our campuses.


  • Jean Becker, Senior Advisor, Indigenous Initiatives, Wilfrid Laurier University

  • Erin Hodson, Indigenous Curriculum Specialist, Wilfrid Laurier University

  • Lori Campbell, Director, Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre, St Paul's University College, University of Waterloo
  • Andy Houston and Sorouja Moll , Drama and Speech Communication, University of Waterloo, professors and collaborators on the Mush Hole Project

Canada 150 lectures

Date/Time Lecture Title Location
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Vimy Bridge: The Battle and the Myth Waterloo Public Library, Main
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Truth and Reconciliation in Canadian Post-Secondary Education Knox Waterloo Presbyterian Church
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Canada's Hidden Histories CIGI Auditorium