Canada Residential Schools

Judge Rules On Future Of Residential School Documents

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Sensitive testimony from survivors of Canada's notorious residential school system should be kept for 15 years then destroyed, an Ontario co...

Huge Number Of Survivors Report Broken Bones, Breathing Problems, Hearing Loss

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.26.2014 | Canada

WINNIPEG - The vast majority of claims filed by Indian residential school survivors seeking extra compensation for medical injuries are for hearing lo...

UN: On Indigenous Rights, Canada Still Has A Long Way To Go

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A United Nations rapporteur is at a loss to explain how a prosperous and sophisticated country like Canada has come to have on its hands a Fi...

Children To Learn Horrors Of Indian Residential Schools

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta students are to be taught about the horrors and the painful legacy of Indian residential schools.The province has announced that al...

School Survivor Turns To Ottawa For Justice

CBC | Posted 02.16.2014 | Canada

Former students of St. Anne's Residential School in Fort Albany, Ont., say their dispute with the federal government over disclosure of document...

Residential Schools Day Students Seek Redress

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Students who attended native residential schools in B.C., but did not live in residence, are seeking redress for their experiences.La...

Boats Fill Harbour For Start Of Reconciliation Week

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Hundreds of people in First Nations canoes, dragon boats, kayaks and other vessels have paddled down Vancouver's False Creek to mark the s...

AFN Unanimously Condemns Experiments On Native Children

CBC | Posted 09.17.2013 | Canada Politics

The Assembly of First Nations has unanimously passed an emergency resolution condemning nutritional experiments done on aboriginal people including ch...

Ex-PM: 'Cultural Genocide'

CBC | Posted 06.26.2013 | Canada

Residential schools engaged in "cultural genocide," former prime minister Paul Martin said Friday at the hearings of the federal Truth And Reconciliat...

At Least 3,000 Died During Residential School Attendance: Research

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - At least 3,000 children, including four under the age of 10 found huddled together in frozen embrace, are now known to have died during atte...

Feds Sued Over School Abuse

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Years of mounting frustration over access to government records has prompted the commission of inquiry into Canada's residential school syst...

120 'Missing Children' Deaths Tied To Residential Schools

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.31.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - An intensive review of Ontario records has so far turned up more than 100 possible cases of previously unidentified child and youth deaths l...

Never Forget

CP | Posted 04.01.2012 | Canada Politics

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - One of the commissioners hearing the stories of residential school survivors says the information will be preserved to ensure i...