Truth and Reconciliation

De-naming Macdonald Hall: In conversation with Mark Walters

Mark Walters, dean of the Faculty of Law, said he’s open to new opinions in the consultation process to determine whether the University should de-name John A. Macdonald Hall.Continue...

Faculty of Law launches consultation on naming of Sir John A. Macdonald Hall

Following calls from the community, the Faculty of Law committed to a formal consultation process reviewing the name of its building, Sir John A. Macdonald Hall, on June 25.Continue...

Protest calls for removal of Sir John A. Macdonald’s statue in City Park

More than 100 people gathered on Saturday afternoon to call for the removal of Sir John A. Macdonald’s statue from City Park.Continue...

Community calls for removal of Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from Faculty of Law building

As the Kingston community reflects on representations of local history, many are calling for the removal of Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from the Faculty of Law’s building.Continue...

Faculty falter when addressing Indigenous topics

For Misko McGregor, (Comm ‘21), an Algonquin-Ojibwe student from Kitigan Zibi First Nation in Québec, it was a strange experience weighing in on his classmates’ presentations with his professor during the Indigenous component of his second-year Business Ethics course.Continue...

Realizing the duty to acknowledge

Queen’s was established 58 years after the British Crown acquired present-day Kingston. But that happened centuries after it was first inhabited.

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Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre doubles space

A year after its announcement, Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre doubled its space on Monday afternoon.Continue...

Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force reveals final report

On Tuesday night the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Task Force revealed their final report titled “Extending the Rafters” at a special reception held by the University.Continue...

Aboriginal task force campaigns for Indigenous pride

Mid-morning on September 22, Marlene Brant Castellano answered a phone call from The Journal and begun the difficult process of discussing Indigenous affairs in the education sphere, a topic that has often been kept from the public spotlight.Continue...