Tag: residential schools
When then-Prime Minister Stephen Harper apologized to the First Nations Peoples in 2008 for the residential school system, I cast doubt on the sincerity of his words. I still feel that way given the many harmful pieces of legislation his government imposed on us without any consultation.
Now we know that, ... read more ››
Bishop Hordon Residential School – Credit- Algoma University Archives
The nine survivors who launched a lawsuit against the federal government for failing to find information about crimes against children committed at Moose Factory’s Bishop Horden Hall residential school could set a precedent for survivors across the country.
Lawyers for the survivors, supported ... read more ››
Man, was I surprised to see Neil Diamond and Wernie Ebb jump out the plane and onto the frozen tarmac. They immediately shivered in the arctic winds and disappeared into the circa 1950’s hangar after a few soul greetings and handshakes. Little did I know that they were going to ... read more ››
Canada’s forestry policy came under heavy fire during U.S. Senate hearings last month.
The criticisms came during confirmation hearings for the new U.S. trade representative. He will lead negotiations with Canada on the highly disputed export of Canadian lumber to the U.S.
Almost two-thirds of Canadian lumber gets exported to the U.S., ... read more ››