Apology to Native Canadians

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper formally apologized in the Canadian House of Commons for his country’s practice of sending… read more

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper formally apologized in the Canadian House of Commons for his country’s practice of sending Native Canadian children to church-run residential schools. Many students reported being mentally, physically and sexually abused at the schools, which operated for almost 100 years before being shuttered in the 1970s. Native Canadian members of parliament also spoke. close

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Apology to Native Canadians

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Program ID:
205172-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
First Aired:
Jun 16, 2008
Last Aired:
Jun 17, 2008

Airing Details

  • Jun 16, 2008 | 4:55am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 16, 2008 | 11:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 17, 2008 | 4:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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