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Filed Under: Canada | Education | Law
Judge orders destruction of residential school survivor records (08/08)
Records will be destroyed after 15 years but survivors will be able to determine if they want their stories sent to a national archive.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: A troubling relationship with Native people in Canada (07/25)
Jake Flanigan of The New York Times explores Canada's treatment of Native people.

Filed Under: Canada | Education | Law
Judge hears dispute over fate of residential school documents (07/17)
Residential school survivors submitted information about abuse they suffered.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Court to hear dispute over residential school documents in July (06/19)
Survivors submitted testimony and documents regarding abuse they suffered.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Residential school survivors want testimony kept confidential (05/15)
Stories of abuse could be made public by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Murray Sinclair: Effects of residential school era will linger (04/22)
Murray Sinclair, the chairman of the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission, says the effects of the residential school era won't go away overnight.

Filed Under: Canada | Education | Opinion
Shawn Atleo: First Nations must turn page on residential schools (04/03)
Shawn Atleo, the chief of the Assembly of First Nations, discusses what should happen now that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has wrapped up its hearings.

Filed Under: Canada | Education | Sports
Duncan McCue: Hockey helps reconciliation of boarding schools (03/27)
Reporting for CBC News, Duncan McCue finds out hockey has played a role in the residential school reconciliation process.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Judge orders release of residential school abuse records (01/15)
The Canadian government has agreed to turn over files related to abuse at a residential school after a judge said the information should be released.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Healing from the residential school legacy in Canada (11/19)
Marina Cantacuzino, the founder of The Forgiveness Project, discusses the legacy of residential schools in Canada.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Native students look to break free from residential school era (11/18)
Canada is home to 600,000 young Native people and many are working hard to succeed in higher education in light of the difficulties their ancestors faced at residential schools.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Lou James: Native holding racist views against Native people (08/23)
Canadian Native Lou James, not his real name, explains why he holds racist views against his own people.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Genocide is right word for treatment of Native people (08/01)
Writer says there is only one word to describe Canada's treatment of Native people.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Shawn Atleo: Native people deserve a better future in Canada (07/26)
Shawn Atleo, the chief of the Assembly of First Nations, calls on Canada to honor its treaty obligations and respect the rights of Native people.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Native people denied food for westward expansion (07/22)
Author of Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation and the Loss of Aboriginal Life discusses how the denial of food to Native people played a role in the expansion of Canada.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Study: Native people used for hunger experiments in Canada (07/17)
Native people in Canada were used for hunger experiments during the 1940s and 1950s, according to a new study.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Inquest process starts for deaths of seven Native students (06/11)
An initial hearing was held today for the inquest into the deaths of seven Native students in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The students -- six males and one female -- died...

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion | World
Peter d'Errico: Ignorance can't be an excuse for genocide (05/16)
Peter d'Errico discusses genocide in Guatemala, Canada and the United States: In Guatemala, the High Risk Court concluded a trial of former military dictator José Efrain Ríos Montt. The court...

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Residential school survivors host reunion in British Columbia (04/25)
Survivors of a residential school in British Columbia are hosting a month-long series of events. The survivors of the St. Joseph's residential school will meet for a reunion and dedicate...

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Daniel Wilson: Insincere apology for residential school abuses (04/22)
Daniel Wilson on Canada's apology for Native survivors of residential school abuse: It hurts people to think so -- and I truly regret if it hurts anyone for me to...

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