National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The Canadian government recently designated September 30 as a federal holiday, known as the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. The purpose of this holiday is to provide an opportunity for people to learn about the painful heritage and impact of the residential school system on Indigenous communities across Canada and to reflect on the structural racism embedded in our institutions.

Here are some of the events that are taking place to mark the occasion:

For more details see the following links:


The National Day of Truth and Reconciliation is a federal holiday. Therefore, the university will maintain its daily operations unless otherwise notified by the administration.