Calls Grow for Official Apology from Pope on Residential Schools – June 7, 2021

Calls Grow for Official Apology from Pope on Residential Schools – June 7, 2021

Calls Grow for Official Apology from Pope on Residential Schools – June 7, 2021

The tragic discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children near a former residential school in British Columbia continues to spark reactions across the country. In Ottawa, many politicians are urging the Catholic Church to issue a formal apology and release its records about residential schools. Pope Francis yesterday expressed his pain at this discovery, but without offering an official apology. We analyze the legal issues related to this tragedy with Armand MacKenzie, lawyer specializing in Aboriginal negotiations.

Time allocation and Bill C-10, political impacts of the tragedy of the discovery of the remains of Indigenous children in Kamloops, the next G7 summit and election speculation … The analysis of political scientists Geneviève Tellier and Daniel Béland.

Public hearings at the coroner’s office resumed on Monday to shed light on the deaths in residential centers during the first wave of COVID-19 in Quebec. Analysis from Roxanne Borgès Da Silva, public health expert and professor at the University of Montreal.