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Some Manitoba 60's scoop survivors protest settlement

Some Manitoba survivors of the 60s Scoop are encouraging others to opt out of a settlement.

In October, the feds announced it had reached an agreement with about 20,000 survivors, who are each to receive a payout of between $25,000 and $50,000. 68 more words

News

Residential Schools

Each country is ashamed of something. Canada is ashamed of residential schools. They were horrible. Some very bad things happened to more than 150,000 children who were put into residential schools. 158 more words

School

Conrad Black a.k.a The Foot-in-Mouth Intellectual

When it comes to Conrad Black there’s a problem in expecting him to wield his words responsibly: his public seems driven by the same colonial attitude and heaping dollops of white privilege. 790 more words

Public Intellectuals

The Family First Act: A Bad Bill that Won't Go Away

Some bad ideas just won’t go away. The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) is rearing its ugly head yet again. The act, which failed to pass the Senate in 2016, has been incorporated into the… 1,176 more words

Child Welfare

Boarding schools in India

Why should you even consider sending your child to a boarding school? Wouldn’t your kids do well at a day school? This is one common question that arises in every parent’s mind as they think about sending their child to a boarding school. 290 more words

Boarding International Schools

‘Senator Beyak: For The Record’

This is an edited transcript of a speech that Senator Lynn Beyak gave to the Canadian Senate. In response, the Aboriginal Industry started making her a focus of their attacks, which continue to this day… 4,235 more words

History

‘Senator Beyak: For The Record’

This is an edited transcript of a speech that Senator Lynn Beyak gave to the Canadian Senate. In response, the Aboriginal Industry started making her a focus of their attacks, which continue to this day… 4,225 more words

Aboriginal Narrative