Tag: Residential schools
Mayor lowers Canadian flag after remains found at another residential school
Mayor Josh Morgan has ordered the Canadian flag outside London City Hall to be lowered after another possible 2,000 unmarked graves were discovered at the former site of a Saskatchewan residential school.
Local residential school’s records show child deaths underestimated: Researchers
BRANTFORD – More children died at the former Mohawk Institute residential school in this Southwestern Ontario city than previously thought, according to documents reviewed by a research group called the Survivors’ Secretariat.
Every Child Matters Flag to be raised in Owen Sound
Owen Sound officials plan to raise the Every Child Matters Flag to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Thursday morning at 9:30, and fly it until the end of September.
Hope, comfort as ‘healing walk’ to honour residential schools victims draws thousands
A sense of hope and healing emerged from a sea of orange at Victoria Park Friday more than 2,000 people gathered on Canada Day for a walk to honour residential school victims and survivors.
Police seek tips in probe of possible child deaths at area residential school
Investigators probing possible deaths of missing children on the grounds of a former Southwestern Ontario residential school are asking the public for help.
Area residential school survivor among Indigenous group meeting Pope
She’s never flown before, let alone met a pope.
Canada marks first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
The day, selected to coincide with Orange Shirt Day, is meant to remember Indigenous children lost to Canada’s residential school system and honour survivors and their families.
Province to expand Indigenous curriculum in elementary schools
As Canada prepares to observe a new commitment to reconciliation, the Ontario government has promised to expand an Indigenous-based curriculum in elementary schools.