Native compensation package a mixed blessing – Globe and Mail

by NationTalk on September 18, 20071036 Views

Native compensation package a mixed blessing

SUE BAILEY
Canadian Press
September 17, 2007 at 9:51 PM EDT

OTTAWA — Nearly $2-billion in native residential schools compensation will be a mixed blessing, say frontline workers who fear major spikes in alcohol and drug use, family violence and exploitation.

Police forces are on alert across Canada as native bands and nearby cities brace for the cash injection.

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