‘Day of celebration’ for residential-school survivors -CBC

by NationTalk on September 19, 20071020 Views

‘Day of celebration’ for residential-school survivors

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 | 11:12 AM AT
CBC News

Native survivors of church-run, government-funded residential schools can apply for financial compensation Wednesday, as Canada’s largest-ever class-action settlement comes into effect.

“Today, it means to me that it’s a day of celebration, a day of recognition, a day of acknowledgment,” Assembly of First Nations compensation co-ordinator Jennifer Wood said Wednesday in Winnipeg.


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