May 30, 2021

Vancouver, BC - We are lowering our flag on campus today to honour and pay respects to the 215 children whose remains were discovered on the grounds of Kamloops Residential School in Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation Territory. Our hearts are with all the families and communities affected by this horrific finding.

For those in our own community who are seeking support, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Counselling Services or Indigenous Education & Services at indigenous@langara.ca. Employees continue to have confidential access to EFAP services and resources, 24/7.

Our flag will be lowered until further notice.



Moment of Silence

Our snəw̓eyəɬ leləm Langara College community is invited to wear orange and come together on Friday, June 4 for a moment of silence. RSVP.



Additional support

A National Indian Residential School Crisis Line has been set up to provide support for former Residential School students and those affected. Access emotional and crisis referral services by calling the 24-hour national crisis line: 1 866 925-4419. Learn more.


Within B.C., the KUU-US Crisis Line Society provides a First Nations and Indigenous-specific crisis line available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, toll-free from anywhere in British Columbia. The KUU-US Crisis Line can be reached toll-free at 1 800 588-8717. Alternatively, call directly into the Youth Line at 250 723-2040 or the Adult Line at 250 723-4050, or online: https://www.kuu-uscrisisline.com