Category: Politics

B.C. helps fund searches for Indigenous remains
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B.C. helps fund searches for Indigenous remains

VANCOUVER — The B.C. government says it will provide immediate funding to 21 First Nation communities to help with searches for human remains at former residential schools or hospitals. Murray Rankin, the minister of Indigenous relations and reconciliation, said on Tuesday that each community can receive up to $475,000 as it carries out searches, planning,...

Aspects of what Canadian students are taught about Indian residential schools
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Aspects of what Canadian students are taught about Indian residential schools

TORONTO — Aspects of what Canadian students are taught about Indian residential schools in the provinces and territories: Newfoundland: Is looking to explore making the topic of residential schools “more explicit.” The most in-depth examination now occurs in social studies in Grade 7. Higher grades receive some instruction on the topic. Nova Scotia: Students must...