A day after national residential school abuse hearings wrapped up in Vancouver, B.C., tens of thousands of people sprawled through the city’s downtown, calling for a new relationship between Canadians and aboriginals.
As thousands participated in a week of events surrounding the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) hearings, including the canoe event, many expressed hope for healing the broken relationship with Canadians. But for many survivors, the anger remains.
Events around Truth and Reconciliation Commission aim to foster healing, hope for a better future.
A historic class action lawsuit by people who attended Indian Residential Schools as “day scholars” has begun to spread across Canada.
Scholars left out of 2006 settlement’s ‘common experience’ compensation seek redress.
When Leonard James left a therapy session for First Nations residential school survivors in Duncan, he never expected he’d be walking all the way to Victoria to oppose the BC Liberals’ treaty referendum