Recognize residential schools as genocide: NDP

Published on June 10, 2021, 8:47 am

Published by BC Local News

New Democrat MP Leah Gazan is calling on the federal government to recognize what happened at residential schools as genocide. In a motion to be tabled in the House of Commons on Thursday, Gazan is asking fellow lawmakers to unanimously deem the institutions' history as the systematic destruction of a cultural group, saying there is no reconciliation without proper acknowledgment.

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