Creating space for transformative conversations


Reconciling Injustices in a Pluralistic Canada, Jan 23

January 23, 2014

Join the SFU Centre for Dialogue for a full-day dialogue taking place on Thursday, January 23, 2014. The event will draw upon the knowledge and experiences of affected communities to identify shared principles and approaches that can support the reconciliation of injustices in Canadian society:

Thursday, January 23, 2014
9:00 am to 4:30 pm (Registration is open 8:30 am to 8:50 am)
SFU Harbour Centre, Room 1400, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC
Free event, Complimentary lunch provided
Click here for the full-day agenda

Registration and waitlist is closed as we have reached capacity.


Chief Robert Joseph, Ambassador for Reconciliation Canada
Recipient of the 2014 Jack P Blaney Award for Dialogue

Feature Speakers (confirmed to-date):

  • Naveen Girn, cultural researcher for SFU’s Komagata Maru Journey project and community engagement specialist
  • Judge Maryka Omatsu, Canada's first East Asian woman judge, key NAJC negotiator, 1988 Japanese Internment Redress Agreement, author of Bittersweet Passage.
  • Dara Parker, Executive Director, QMUNITY, BC’s Queer Resource Centre
  • Farid Rohani, Chair, Laurier Institution
  • Robbie Waisman, Buchenwald survivor, Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre Speaker
  • Dr. Henry Yu, UBC History Professor, Co-Chair of City of Vancouver's "Dialogues between Urban Aboriginal, First Nations, and Immigrant Communities" Project, 2010-2012

Click here for more information on our feature speakers.

For more information on this event, please visit the event page for Reconciling Injustices in a Pluralistic Canada.