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“We have tried to tell them the truth,” said Evelyn Camille, who was forced to attend the former Kamloops Indian Residential School where the probable remains of about 200 children were found.
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Like you, we have been waking up to more news confirming the horrors of the Indian Residential School system
A Manitoba case of concern
In the aftermath of the discovery of 751 more unmarked Indigenous children's and adults' graves on the grounds of the former Marieval residential "school," Indigenous MP Jody Wilson-Raybould spoke out.
She said it was time for meaningful government action, not an unnecessary early election.
Almost immediately, Justin Trudeau's Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett responded churlishly with a one-word text to Wilson-Raybould: "Pension?"