The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) was a truth and reconciliation commission organized by the parties of the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement. The Commission was officially established on June 2, 2008 with the purpose of documenting the history and impacts of the Indian residential school. It provided former residential school attendees an opportunity to share their experiences during public and private meetings held across the country.
These resports are also available in print in the North Collection.
Call number E 96.5 T774 2015
Includes information on:
1. Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement
2. Apology to former students of Indian Residential Schools
3. Common Experience Payments
4. Independent Assessment Process
5. Truth and Reconciliation Commission
7. Health and healing
8. Advocacy and public information program
9. Timeline – Indian Residential Schools
The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) was a Canadian Royal Commission established in 1991 to address many issues of Aboriginal status that had come to light with recent events such as the Oka Crisis and the Meech Lake Accord. The commission culminated in a final report of 4000 pages, published in 1996.