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Calgary Catholic Diocese announces financial support plan for residential school survivors

The Calgary Catholic Diocese has announced it’s committed to providing money to support residential school survivors. There were 25 residential schools in Alberta. Sixteen...

Ground penetrating radar search begins at former Saskatchewan residential school

A ground penetrating radar search is being completed by SNC-Lavalin and the Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs Inc. (BATC) at the former site of...

Search underway for unmarked graves at former Delmas Indian Residential School site in Sask.

WARNING: This story contains distressing details. A weekend of searching for unmarked graves is now underway at the site of the former...

Renewed interest in residential schools difficult for survivors at Calgary Stampede Elbow River camp

Flags at the Elbow River camp at the Calgary Stampede are at half mast this year to mark recent discoveries of unmarked graves...

Trudeau says his ‘heart breaks’ after 160+ unmarked graves found at former B.C. residential school

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the discovery of more than 160 unmarked graves found near another former residential school in B.C. He said...

B.C. First Nation to share report on buried remains discovered at Kamloops residential school site – BC

The Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation has announced it will release findings of the ground-penetrating radar survey of the estimated 215 unmarked graves...

B.C. First Nation demands Pope Francis visit Canada to see the aftermath of residential schools – BC

A B.C. First Nation is demanding Pope Francis visit Canada to see first hand the lingering aftermath of the residential school system. Lheidli T’enneh...

More remains possibly found at another Saskatchewan residential school site

The Battlefords Agency Tribal Council Inc. (BATC) is searching another former residential school site, and they may have found more remains. “We’ve identified five...

Indigenous priest reflects on family ties to residential schools and the Catholic Church

Indigenous Catholic priest Father Cristino Bouvette shares the story of his kokum (grandmother) who survived a residential school and how he is using...

‘We just want change’: Hundreds in Lethbridge march at residential school rally – Lethbridge

For some, Thursday’s Indigenous awareness rally was about honouring family members sent to residential schools. “My grandparents are residential school survivors,” rally participant Tatiana...
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