THE VOTERS WHO put Barack Obama in office expected some big changes. From the NSA’s warrantless wiretapping to Guantanamo Bay to the Patriot Act, candidate Obama was a defender of civil liberties and privacy, promising a dramatically different approach from his predecessor.
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Boardwalk got a chance to chat with Shelagh Rogers, host of the CBC’s The Next Chapter, honourary witness to Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Aboriginal Schools, and upcoming Chancellor of the University of Victoria. 133 more words
In March 2014, Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission held its seventh and final national event concerning the residential school system. In the 19th and 20th centuries about 150,000 indigenous children were seized from their families by authorities and forced to attend such schools across Canada. 447 more words