Williams Lake, British Columbia, 1956

Credit: Basil Fox / The Kamloops Sentinel / Canada. Dept. of Indian and Northern Affairs / Library and Archives Canada / PA-185845. Copyright: The Kamloops Sentinel.

Chemistry class at the Kamloops Indian Residential School. Kamloops, British Columbia, ca. 1958-1959. 


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Parking at the PNE

Parking is available for $10 per day in Lot 16, off of East Hastings Street, at the southeast corner of the Pacific National Exhibition.


Survivor Travel Subsidy

Residential School Survivors are eligible to apply for a subsidy to help cover the costs of travel and accommodation associated with the TRC British Columbia National Event. The subsidy fund is made up of contributions from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada and donations from churches. It is being administered by the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) in Vancouver.

Eligible travel costs include accommodations such as hotel, motel, friends/family, and transportation costs such as vehicle, bus, taxi, plane and boat.

Click here for information about the subsidy and to download an application form. For any questions regarding the subsidy application and guidelines please contact:
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Phone: 604-913-2080 ext. 269
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