Initiatives out of UWaterloo, Carleton, Queen’s, Dal work toward reconciliation, awareness


Reconciliation-focused initiatives are bringing changes to postsecondary institutions across Canada. At the University of Waterloo, optometry student Jeremiah Hyslop met with vision card manufacturer Precision Vision and consulted with elders and professors to find alternative culturally appropriate wording for reading cards. Carleton University Associate Professor Duncan McCue will be leading a course on reporting in Indigenous communities using a flipped classroom model that emphasizes building strong relationships between students and communities. Queen’s University Assistant Professor Lindsay Borrows is bringing land-based and Indigenous community-engaged education into law education. At Dalhousie University, Indigenous Student Centre Advisor Kayla Bernard has blended traditional and modern approaches to help Indigenous students acclimatize to life on campus.

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