Pathways to Reconciliation

A gathering connecting Canadians in conversations. 

June 15-18, 2016 - University of Winnipeg

 

Pathways to Reconciliation brought together over 400 people, representing a cross-section of Canadians, to examine work done to date and take steps towards reconciliation.


One year after the closing of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, this conference explored understandings of reconciliation and ways to implement and monitor reconciliation initiatives.


This web site provides ready access to videos of the plenary presentations, conference photographs, and the detailed conference program.


Pathways Conference Wednesday, June 15

Opening Remarks
Welcome by Annette Trimbee the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg, Dean Peachey from the The University of Winnipeg Global College, Elder Henry Skywater from the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, and Elder Rob Aptagan.


Understanding Reconciliation: Mere co-existence, New Foundation, or Mutual Celebration?
Ry Moran from the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, Wab Kinew a Manitoba MLA and Cindy Blackstock from the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada.


Pathways Conference Thursday, June 16

Achieving Reconciliation: International Experiences of What Works, What Doesn’t
Dr. Régine King, University of Manitoba and Justin Mohamed, Reconciliation Australia.


Pathways Conference Thursday, June 16

My Vision for Canada
Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, Ambassador Reconciliation Canada.


Pathways Conference Friday, June 17

Legal Frameworks for Reconciliation
Frank Iacobucci, Former Supreme Court Justice, Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement negotiator.


Pathways Conference Saturday, June

Next Steps on the Pathways
Udloriak Hanson, Chief Operating Officer with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.; Stephen Kakfwi, former Premier of NWT; and R. Scott Serson, former Deputy Minister of INAC.


Closing Remarks
Dean Peachey from the The University of Winnipeg Global College, Annette Trimbee the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg, Eugene Arcand Residential School Survivor, Doris Young Residential School Survivor, and Ray Stevenson Traditional Singer and Hand Drummer.





Conference Co-Sponsors

Animikii
Canadian Museum of Human Rights
CFNP
Mindshare
LT
Western University
The Winnipeg Foundation
 Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba
 

 

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