Actions and Commitments: Call to Action # 29

Exploring Stakeholder: "Indian Boarding Schools"

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June 29, 2023

Final agreement reached to resolve Percival class action

NationTalk: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada – Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and court-appointed representative plaintiffs Reginald Percival and Kenneth Weistche announced that a proposed settlement agreement has been reached in the Federal Indian Boarding Homes (Percival) class action. Beginning in the 1950s, approximately 40,000 Indigenous children were part of...

January 19, 2023

‘Major concerns’ were flagged in Indian boarding home system for years, records show

Indigenous students were sent to boarding homes while attending public schools CBC News: In January 1967, the minister of Indian Affairs in Ottawa got a troubling letter from the United Church’s Indian Work Sub-Committee in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Committee members were so concerned by the department’s handling of an expanding boarding home program...

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