Responses to TRC recommendations [repost]

Reposted from a Sep 9, 2015 UVic Law Library post. Check out other library catalogues for these resources.

Members of the UVic Law community respond to TRC recommendations

This past June, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) released its executive summary and recommendations. Since the release of the recommendations, members of the UVic Law community have embraced the recommendations. In a recent post on Slaw, Dean Jeremy Webber, writing on behalf of the Council of Canadian Law Deans, outlines what the recommendations mean for Canadian law schools and outlines some of the promising initiatives at UVic Law that can be built upon to meet the goals of the recommendations. Professors Gillian Calder and Rebecca Johnson also recently reflected on the TRC’s recommendations and what it means for legal education in Canada on the Canadian Lawyer blog.

You can read Dean Webber’s post here and Professors Calder and Johnson’s post here. UVic Law’s response to the TRC’s recommendations is also available online.

The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada is available online.

To learn more about the TRC, check out these items at UVic Libraries:

  • They came for the children: Canada, Aboriginal peoples, and residential schools / Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Online.
  • Truth and indignation: Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools / Ronald Niezen. Call Number: E96.5 N53 2013.
  • Unsettling the settler within: Indian residential schools, truth telling, and reconciliation in Canada / Paulette Regan. Call Number: E96.5 R44 2010.
  • Response, responsibility and renewal: Canada’s truth and reconciliation journey / edited for the Aboriginal Healing Foundation by Gregory Younging, Jonathan Dewar, Mike DeGagné. Online.
  • The Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Julian Walker. Online.
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