Toronto’s Ryerson University Has Been Renamed Toronto Metropolitan University

After months of deliberation, Toronto‘s Ryerson University finally has a new name. From now on, the school will be known as Toronto Metropolitan University. Calls for the school to be renamed came after the discovery of unmarked graves on the grounds of several former residential schools. Shortly after, the statue of Egerton Ryerson that stood […]

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How You Can Make A Difference This National Day For Truth And Reconciliation

The National Day For Truth And Reconciliation is about more than wearing an orange shirt. It’s about reflecting on the treatment of Indigenous peoples, the legacy of Residential Schools, and how everyday people can take action against injustice. In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released a report detailing 94 Calls To Action […]

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Government of Canada Enhancing Support For Indigenous Communities

The Canadian Government is taking further steps towards reconciliation. The federal government  announced Tuesday that it is taking action in order to ensure enhanced support for Indigenous communities across Canada. This is widely considered to be a direct response to the intergenerational trauma of the residential school system that was in place from 1828 to […]

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