Opinion: Helping First Nations now is best way to show sorrow – Waterloo Region Record

Opinion: Helping First Nations now is best way to show sorrow – Waterloo Region Record

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 202131 Views

June 11, 2021

It is extremely sad and tragic that the Canadian government, the Catholic, Anglican, and United churches committed such atrocities to the First Nations’ children and families in the past.

But is digging up the remains of those bodies and hanging on to the pain of the past the best approach to healing?

There is ongoing tragedy being perpetrated on the First Nations’ peoples presently: clean locally available water, health care, decent housing, and improved roads to allow easier access to better and more reasonably priced food are some that come to mind.

It would be great if Canada would quickly take care of these present-day urgent needs. And the guilty churches could show their remorse by making financial contributions toward present-day improvements.

Read More: https://www.therecord.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editors/2021/06/11/helping-first-nations-now-is-best-way-to-show-sorrow.html

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