Library and Archives Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission web archive

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) completed its work with the release of its final report and the creation of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, located at the University of Manitoba.

Use this archive to access archived websites of organizations connected with the TRC.

Access the archive

Go to LAC’s TRC web archive collection at Archive-It.

The archive presents English and French web resources in their original publication context. You can:

  • browse the collection
  • access a specific URL
  • search by keywords or full text

What's in the archive

The majority of the collection was harvested at the time of the TRC's final report in 2015. The collection consists of about 266 resources, including:

  • full or partial websites
  • videos
  • newspaper
  • media content
  • blogs

It has English and French content that records the effect of the TRC on Canadian society.

About the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

The Government of Canada established the TRC in 2008 under the terms of the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement. Its archives are now held by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.

You can see their mandate on the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation website.


The collection was built in collaboration with the following:

  • University of Winnipeg Library
  • University of Manitoba Libraries
  • National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

Contact us

Send us an email at for:

  • questions about LAC's web archiving activities
  • if you don't want your web-based resources available through the portal