Residential school students had same odds of dying as soldiers in WW II | CBC News
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has released its report on Canada's long, sad history with residential schools. By the numbers, the odds of dying in a residential school were about the same as in the Second World War.
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Jun 2015: Q & A: History of residential schools
How did residential schools begin? The first boarding school for aboriginal people was established near what is now Quebec City. Catholic missionaries aimed to “civilize” aboriginal boys, but parents didn’t want to send their children and those kids who did go ran away.
We must do better, governor general says, as residential schools commission ends | CBC News
Governor General David Johnston spoke to a packed, emotional room inside Rideau Hall Wednesday, marking the ceremonial end of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.