Saturday, September 18

Tag: residential


What to know about Canada’s residential schools and the unmarked graves found nearby

TORONTO — For the second time in less than a month, a First Nation in Canadareported grim news: Ground-penetrating radar had uncovered evidence of hundreds of unmarked graves near a former residential school for Indigenous children. The two discoveries in British Columbia and Saskatchewan have left the countryreeling. Many Canadians are renewing pleas to take down monuments to the leaders responsible for the school system and callingfor more accountability and action from the federal government and the Catholic Church.