We spent many hours out-of-school with the children—planning and carrying out special events, teaching Sunday school, leading groups such as Mission Band, Explorers, and C.G.I.T. [Canadian Girls in Training].
The following is a selection of Survivor stories drawn from the Our Stories…Our Strength video collection. We are grateful to the men and women who have shared their personal and often painful accounts of their experiences of residential school and its legacy.
1 With the support of the Assembly of First Nations and Inuit organizations, former residential school students took the federal government and the churches to court. . Their cases led to the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, the largest class-action settlement in Canadian hi
Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. This web version of the Report is an unofficial plain-text extract of the original(PDF, 14MB) published by the The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
Politicians and Public Servants : Lady Helena E. Squires. née Strong.Born Little Bay Islands, Newfoundland 1879. The strong twin sisters were educated at a boarding school in St John’s and later at Mount Allison University. You would think that being the wife of the Premier of the Provi