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Ontario’s investment in improving school air quality provides benefits beyond pandemic, experts say

In the wake of the Ontario government adding millions in funding for schools to help ventilate air better, experts say the focus shouldn’t...

Elders, survivors invited to attend gathering at former site of Saskatchewan residential school

Elders and residential school survivors are invited to attended a special gathering at the grounds of St. Michael’s residential school, just south of...

Alberta parents question safety of sending children to school with no COVID-19 pandemic restrictions

For Lindsey Kemp, the Alberta government's intention to remove nearly all COVID-19 restrictions by the end of the summer feels like a slap...

Peel Region rolls out ‘Vax to school’ youth-focused vaccine clinics in effort to ensure safe return to class

A new campaign, ‘Vax to School,’ is aimed at getting students between the ages of 12 and 17 in Peel Region double-dosed in...

Alberta investing nearly $8M in mental health support for residential school survivors and families

A bright red canoe and freshly painted paddles are parked on Jeff Horvath’s lawn in Canmore, Alta. He and his family are packing...

Saskatoon crosswalks painted orange to honour residential school survivors – Saskatoon

Youth from the non-profit Chokecherry Studios painted a few Broadway Avenue crosswalks orange in Saskatoon on Thursday afternoon. The inspiration for the project came...

Pouncing pooches learn to fly at Nanaimo, B.C.’s new ‘dock diving’ school

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but the folks behind Nanaimo, B.C.’s Pooch Pool School might quibble with that...

Residential school records must be released directly to First Nations: FSIN

Chief Bobby Cameron is calling for churches across Canada to release their residential school records — and for churches to release them to...

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...
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