Indigenous leaders divided on new holiday date

by Simon Whitehouse - August 21, 2018

Local Indigenous leaders are welcoming an announcement this week from the federal government that creates a new statutory holiday to recognize residential school survivors. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the creation of the holiday as part of his government’s effort to fulfill the recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. “Over the past decades, generations,…

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