National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Welcome to Brock University’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day’s events are sponsored by the Hadiyaˀdagénhahs First Nations, Métis and Inuit Student Centre, the Office of Indigenous Engagement, the Brock University Students’ Union, Human Rights and Equity, and Brock Alumni.

Land Acknowledgement

Janet Westbury

Experiential Education Coordinator, Health Sciences

Lynn Wells

Interim President and Vice-Chancellor
Provost and Vice-President, Academic

Robyn Bourgeois

Acting Vice-Provost,
Indigenous Engagement

Show your support

Show your support by taking pictures of yourself wearing orange shirts and sending the photos to Cindy Biancaniello (, Director, Hadiyaˀdagénhahs First Nations, Métis and Inuit Student Centre, to be shared on our social media platforms.

We invite you to visit many of our partners and allies to learn more about the history of the residential school system.

Community Events

Indigenous Films Screenings

September 30 – Brock University Library

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Orange Shirt Day Recognition of Survivors

September 30 – Niagara Parks 

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Niagara Regional Native Centre’s powwow

October 1 – Meridian Centre

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Links & Resources

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

Calls to Action

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The Brock Library

A collection of books, ebooks and video to help us learn more about the impact of residential schools.


Legacy of Hope Foundation

National Indigenous charitable organization with the mandate to educate and create awareness and understanding about the Residential School System.


Generations Lost

Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools Exhibit


Legacy of Hope Foundation

Virtual Exhibitions


Hadiyaˀdagénhahs First Nations, Métis and Inuit Student Centre

Providing a welcoming, supportive and inclusive environment for Aboriginal students and visitors to our campus.


Human Rights & Equity at Brock

A resource for all Brock community members to provide information, education, assistance, and advice on issues related to human rights, harassment, discrimination and bullying.


Photo Gallery

From The Brock News