TRC in The Community

To see a list of past events, click here.


February 2012

Event: Community Hearings (In preparation for the Saskatchewan National Event in June 2012)

Location/Date/Venue:

Pelican Narrows--February 13-14--Opawikoscikan School, Bear St

Stony Rapids--February 16-17--Stony Rapids School Gym, Johnson St (Download two-day program)

Details: These Hearings will provide an opportunity for Residential School Survivors to share with the Commission and Canada the unique experiences of children who attended Residential School.

This is also an opportunity for all Canadians, both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, to learn more about and bear witness to the legacy of the Residential School system.

TRC’s Participation: Statement gathering provides an opportunity to share your experiences with the TRC in a private and confidential setting. There will be individual rooms where you will have the option of providing a video recorded or audio recorded statement. Health supports will be available.

More information: Kimberly Quinney, Regional Liaison – Saskatchewan; Phone: (306) 665-4991 or (306) 371-3403 or Kimberly.Quinney@trc.ca


Event: Baffin Island Community Hearings

Location/Date/Venue:

Pond inlet--February 7--Community Hall

Clyde River--February 9 (1 - 6 p.m.) & 10 (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)--Community Hall

Pangnirtung--February 13 (9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.)--Community Hall

Qikiqtarjuaq--February 15 (1 - 6 p.m.) & 16 (9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.)--Community Hall

Details: These Hearings will provide an opportunity for Residential School Survivors to share with the Commission and Canada the unique experiences of children who attended Residential School.

This is also an opportunity for all Canadians, both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, to learn more about and bear witness to the legacy of the Residential School system.

TRC’s Participation: Statement gathering provides an opportunity to share your experiences with the TRC in a private and confidential setting. There will be individual rooms where you will have the option of providing a video recorded or audio recorded statement. Health supports will be available.

More information: Jennifer Hunt-Poitras at (867) 766-8491 or Robert Watt at (613) 992-8183


Event: Regional Hearings (In preparation for the Regional Event in Victoria, BC April 13-14)

Location/Date/Venue:

Port Hardy--February 27-28 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)--The Big House - U’Gwamalis Hall; 99 Tsakis Way

Details: These Hearings will provide an opportunity for Residential School Survivors to share with the Commission and Canada the unique experiences of children who attended Residential School.

This is also an opportunity for all Canadians, both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, to learn more about and bear witness to the legacy of the Residential School system.

TRC’s Participation: Statement gathering provides an opportunity to share your experiences with the TRC in a private and confidential setting. There will be individual rooms where you will have the option of providing a video recorded or audio recorded statement. Health supports will be available.


March 2012

Event: Regional Hearings (In preparation for the Regional Event in Victoria, April 13-14)

Location/Date/Venue:

Campbell River--March 1-2 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)--Thunderbird Hall, 1420 Weiwaikum Road

Port Alberni--March 12-13 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)--MAHT MAHS GYMNASIUM, 5000 Mission Road

Cowichan (Duncan)--March 15-16 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)--Quw’utsun’ Cultural and Conference Centre, 200 Cowichan Way

Details: These Hearings will provide an opportunity for Residential School Survivors to share with the Commission and Canada the unique experiences of children who attended Residential School.

This is also an opportunity for all Canadians, both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, to learn more about and bear witness to the legacy of the Residential School system.

TRC’s Participation: Statement gathering provides an opportunity to share your experiences with the TRC in a private and confidential setting. There will be individual rooms where you will have the option of providing a video recorded or audio recorded statement. Health supports will be available.


Event: KATLODEECHE FIRST NATION Community Hearing (Hay River, NWT)

Location/Date/Venue:

Hay River--March 7-8 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)--Chief Lamalice Complex, Hay River Dene Reserve

Details: These Hearings will provide an opportunity for Residential School Survivors to share with the Commission and Canada the unique experiences of children who attended Residential School.

This is also an opportunity for all Canadians, both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, to learn more about and bear witness to the legacy of the Residential School system.

TRC’s Participation: Statement gathering provides an opportunity to share your experiences with the TRC in a private and confidential setting. There will be individual rooms where you will have the option of providing a video recorded or audio recorded statement. Health supports will be available.

More information: Frank Hope, Regional Liaison – Northern (Yukon and Northwest Territories) ; Frank.Hope@trc.ca


The TRC comes to Vancouver Island for the Regional Event in Victoria, BC April 13-14, 2012.

The TRC Saskatchewan National Event in Saskatoon happens June, 2012 in Saskatoon!