Williams Lake, British Columbia, 1956

 Credit: Canada. Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Development / Library and Archives Canada / PA-207641.

Native Residential School in Kamloops. New classroom building. Kamloops, British Columbia, ca. 1950.


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Program at a Glance
Saturday, September 21

Download a copy of the program for the BC National Event (available soon).

Please note that the schedule below is tentative and subject to change.
All activities take place at the Pacific National Exhibition unless otherwise indicated.


6:30-8am Morning Prayers  Sacred Fire Site
8:30-10:30am Commissioners Welcome: Honorary Witness Ceremony and Expressions of Reconciliation Forum - Panel Area
9-10:30am Academic Talk Forum - Program Area
10-Noon Sharing Circle Forum - Sharing Circle Area
10:30-12:30pm Commissioners Sharing Panel Forum - Panel Area
11-Noon Film Screening Forum - Sharing Circle Area
1-3pm Commissioners Sharing Panel Forum - Panel Area
1-3pm Sharing Circle Forum - Sharing Circle Area
1-2:30pm It Matters to Me: A Town Hall on Reconciliation Forum - Program Area
4-5pm Call to Gather: Honorary Witness Reflections Forum - Panel Area
5-6pm Survivor Birthday Party and Closing Ceremonies Forum - Panel Area


9am- Noon Survivor Registration Registration Tent
9am- 6pm Private Statement Gathering Rollerland
9am- 4pm Learning Place Agrodome
9am- 4pm Churches Listening Area Agrodome
9am- 4pm Displays and Artisans Agrodome