How is the University of Waterloo responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) findings and calls to action? This website was established in 2016 as a hub for projects and initiatives by the University community and partners that work toward truth and reconciliation between Indigenous peoples and all Canadians. As of 2020, the University's Indigenous Initiatives Office leads the work.
- Mar. 12, 2020
Jean Becker is the University of Waterloo’s first Senior Director of Indigenous initiatives. On January 29, 2020, the Indigenous Speakers Series presented Jean in conversation with Lori Campbell, Director of the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre.
- Dec. 20, 2019
Students in a fall 2019 Digital Arts Communication course on digital storytelling produced beautiful and compelling short documentaries around the theme of Truth and Reconciliation on Turtle Island.
- Dec. 18, 2019
Since 2016, Bridge: Honouring the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two Spirit People has become an annual installation for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence at the University of Waterloo.