Calgary Peace Prize 2016


On April 7, 2016, Mount Royal University honoured the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada — Dr. Marie Wilson, Justice Murray Sinclair and Chief Wilton Littlechild — with the Calgary Peace Prize for the commissioners’ many contributions to the advancement of indigenous rights and reconciliation in Canada.

Also discussing the importance of peace and reconciliation were the Honourable Irfan Sabir, Minister of Human Services; John Lamming, chair, Calgary Peace Prize Committee; and Mark Ayyash, director, Peace Studies Initiative. Turning Robe Singers performed the Grand Entry, with a blessing from Elder Miiksika’am.

 

Thank you to everyone for celebrating the commissioners’ many contributions to the advancement of indigenous rights and reconciliation in Canada.

 

Acceptance Speeches

The Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair
Video provided by the University of Winnipeg’s Centre for Academic Technologies’ and Marketing/Communications.

Dr. Marie Wilson

 

Thank you to our 2016 sponsors

Community Sponsors

  • Rotary Club of Calgary South
  • Calgary Centre for Global Community
  • Vogel LLP
  • Servas Canada

In cooperation with Mount Royal University

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Student Affairs and Campus Life
  • Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic
  • Iniskim Centre
  • Office of the Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning
  • Department of Sociology and Anthropology
  • Department of Humanities