Truth and Reconciliation Resources

The following resources, compiled by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, are meant to facilitate ongoing education and reflection on the history and ongoing legacy of Canada's residential school system. We've also included resources that provide support for Indigenous peoples and residential school survivors across Canada.

Chief Cadmus Delorme speaks to John Gormley on the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

National Residential Crisis Line
A crisis line set up to provide support for survivors and those who need it. Call 1-866-925-4419.

Hope for Wellness Help Line
The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate help to all Indigenous peoples across Canada.

Indian Residential Schools Resolution Health Support Program
The Indian Residential Schools Resolution Health Support Program provides mental health, emotional and cultural support services to eligible former Indian Residential School students and their families.

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation
At the NCTR, survivors, their families, educators, researchers and the public can examine the residential school system more deeply with the goal of fostering reconciliation and healing.

NCTR’s Truth and Reconciliation Week Online Public Events and Registration
These online events will provide historical workshops, exclusive video content and activities — all supported by artistic and cultural performances by First Nations, Métis and Inuit artists.

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Reports
Read the TRC’s 94 calls to action, final report and more.

A Conversation with Senator Murray Sinclair
Broadcast in 2016, Senator Murray Sinclair discusses the role of commissions in Canada.

Residential School Map
An interactive map of residential schools and TRC events in Canada. The map is updated regularly as more research is complete.
An interactive map to find out more about local Indigenous territories and languages.