Statement on the 10th anniversary of residential school apology


Last updated 7/16/2018 at 3:10pm

Aboriginal Education Program

Students at All Saints, Lac La Ronge, SK, residential school in the 1940s

OTTAWA-The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett, issued the following statement on June 11, 2018:

Today we reflect on a historic milestone in our journey toward reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples: the tenth anniversary of the Government of Canada's Apology to former students of Indian Residential Schools, their families and communities.

The Government of Canada recognizes that true and lasting reconciliation cannot be achieved through any one single agreement, and that the Settlement Agreement is not a complete answer to the wrongs of the past or the...

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