Truth and Reconciliation

Queen’s professors win Ideas Worth Teaching Award

Two Queen’s educators have won an Ideas Worth Teaching award for a business course that teaches students how to integrate traditional Indigenous ways of knowing with modern business practices in the workplace.Continue...

Athletics and Recreation observes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Athletics and Recreation (A&R) observed the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation with the rest of the Queen’s community on Sept. 30.Continue...

Queen’s not recognizing National Day for Truth & Reconciliation as statutory holiday

This year marks the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, which will take place Sept. 30. The Government of Canada announced in June that it would recognize the day as a statutory federal holiday.Continue...

Office of Indigenous Initiatives prepares for National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

The Office of Indigenous Initiatives (OII) is planning to run and promote events in support of the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. Events will be held in the days and weeks prior to Sept. 30, and on the holiday itself.Continue...

Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force releases third report

The Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force (TRCTF) released its third annual Implementation Report in September.Continue...

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...

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