Peter Henderson Bryce: A Man of Conscience

An exhibit created by the Legacy of Hope Foundation
Monday, 2 May 2022 (All day) to Friday, 13 May 2022 (All day)
Left: The head and shoulders of Doctor Bryce. Right, Residential School Building, Brandon Manitoba
Room number: 
Atrium, Health Sciences Library
Contact information
Contact person: 
Lisa Abel
Registration required: 
Cost to attend: 
Free of charge
Event language: 
Event sponsors: 
Centre for Indigenous Health Research and Education and the University of Ottawa Health Sciences Library

Dr. Peter Henderson Bryce was a pioneer of public health and sanitation policy in Canada. As medical health officer for the Department of Indian Affairs, Bryce had found that large numbers of First Nations children were dying each year due to conditions in Residential Schools and lack of tuberculosis treatment from 1904 to 1921. 
Visit an exhibit at Roger Guindon Hall, Faculty of Medicine, to learn about Dr. Bryce's legacy and consider our responsibility to advocate for equitable access to health for all. This exhibit was created by the Legacy of Hope Foundation
Presented in collaboration with the Centre for Indigenous Health Research and Education, and the University of Ottawa Health Sciences Library. 
Exhibit will be available from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. 
Exhibit locations: 
May 2 - 6, 2022: Roger Guindon ATRIUM, 451 Smyth Rd., 2nd Floor 
May 9 - 13, 2022: Health Sciences Library, 451 Smyth Rd., 1st Floor 

Our campus at 451 Smyth Road is accessible via the uOttawa shuttle bus. See the summer timetable at:

Please note that the University of Ottawa has extended our current mandatory masking policy until May 31, 2022. 

A National Indian Residential School Crisis Line has been set up to provide support for former Residential School students. You can access emotional and crisis referral services by calling 24-Hour National Crisis Line: 1-866-925-4419