RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS

Senate controversy

Senator Lynn Beyak calls out Andrew Scheer for 'false' statements

Beyak says posting racist letters on her website has "given Canadians a voice for free speech"
Hilary Beaumont
1.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Conservatives Kicked a Senator Out of Caucus for Publishing Racist Letters

Lynn Beyak refused to unpublish letters defending residential schools.
Manisha Krishnan
1.5.18
Reconciliation

Innu Nation boycotts Trudeau’s apology to residential school survivors

Innu Nation boycotts ceremony saying children are still being taken away
Hilary Beaumont
11.24.17
Health

Hunger in Residential Schools Linked to Serious Health Issues in Indigenous Communities Today

The abuse-ridden facilities may be to blame for long-term, inter-generational health problems for survivors
ashley joseph
8.29.17
Indigenous Affairs

Indigenous children are dramatically overrepresented in Canada’s child welfare system

Raven Edwards spent years fighting to keep her kids. Her story is common, but Indigenous leaders are looking for a solution.
Rhiannon Johnson
7.11.17
Indigenous

Justin Trudeau wants the Pope to say 'sorry'

The Canadian prime minister wants the Catholic leader to apologize for the decades of abuse that Indigenous children suffered in Catholic residential schools
Rhiannon Johnson
5.19.17
indigenous rights

Anger and hope in Val-d’Or

Quebec is embarking on a landmark inquest into how government institutions treat Indigenous people following a police scandal
Brigitte Noël
4.3.17
indigenous rights

Fact check: How much progress has Trudeau actually made on promises to Indigenous people?

Fact check: How much progress has Trudeau actually made toward his promises to Indigenous people?
Hilary Beaumont
1.25.17
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“It Sounds Like Demons Are Coming Out of Her": A Conversation with Tanya Tagaq

Watch award-winning Canadian author Joseph Boyden talk to the Inuk throat singer about her latest album 'Retribution.'
Max Mertens
11.8.16
News

Tory MP Brad Trost Compared New Sex-Ed Curriculum to Residential Schools

We won't explain why this is dumb.
Jake Kivanc
9.21.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Gord Downie Announces New Album and Graphic Novel About Residential Schools

The project sheds light on the history and repercussions of residential schools in Canada through the story of a 12-year-old Indigenous boy who died 50 years ago.
Ebony-Renee Baker
9.9.16
News

Judge Rules Residential School Survivor Shouldn’t Have Had to Prove Abuser’s ‘Sexual Intent'

Dozens of other claims were rejected on the same basis.
Tamara Khandaker
8.22.16
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