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Residential Schools - Web Exploration Assignment
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Canadian government began design a compensation plan with the funders of the residential schools.
Indian Affairs Minister Chuck Strahl announces the appointment of Judge Murray Sinclair, an aboriginal justice from Manitoba, as chief commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission for residential schools.
Justice Murray Sinclair says he'll have to work hard to restore the commission's credibility. Sinclair says people lost some faith in the commission after infighting forced the resignation of the former chairman and commissioners.
Gov. Gen. Michaëlle Jean relaunches the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission in an emotional ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Canada's residential schools commission is settling in to its new home — and name — in Winnipeg. New chief commissioner Justice Murray Sinclair recently moved the headquarters of the commission from Ottawa to Winnipeg. The commission has also changed its name from the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission to theTruth and Reconciliation Canada (TRC).
Investigations into cases of students who died or went missing while attending Canada's residential schools are a priority for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, says the group's new research director.
Survivors of abuse at residential schools are fearing the end of federal funding on March 31 for the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, a nationwide network of community-based healing initiatives. The federal government did not renew its funding for the foundation which serves 134 community-based healing programs.
With the simple cutting of a ribbon, Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission officially opens its headquarters in Winnipeg, two years after it was first created.
Thousands of aboriginal residential school survivors meet in Winnipeg for the first national event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission is pleased with the outcome of its first national event in Winnipeg, despite receiving a smaller number of survivor statements than hoped.
The government of Canada announces it will endorse the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, a non-binding document that describes the individual and collective rights of indigenous peoples around the world. The Truth and Reconciliation Committee hails the decision as a step towards making amends.
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission begins three months of hearings in 19 northern communities in the lead up to its second national event, which will be held in Inuvik, N.W.T. between June 28 and July 1.
Presbyterian Church settles Indian residential schools compensation.
Ralph Goodale, minister responsible for Indian residential schools resolution, and leaders of the Anglican Church from across Canada ratify an agreement to compensate victims with valid claims of sexual and physical abuse at Anglican-run residential schools.
The federal government appoints the Honourable Frank Iacobucci as the government's representative to lead discussions toward a fair and lasting resolution of the legacy of Indian residential schools.
The Supreme Court of Canada rules that the federal government cannot be held fully liable for damages suffered by students abused at a church-run school on Vancouver Island.
Ottawa made a huge compensation for aboriginal people who were forced to attend residential schools.
the Nunavut Court of Justice also made the compensation package for aboriginal people who were forced to attend residential schools
A landmark compensation deal for former residential school students comes into effect
Indian Affairs Minister Chuck Strahl announces that Justice Harry LaForme, a member of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation in southern Ontario, will chair the commission that Ottawa promised as part of the settlement with former students of residential schools.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper apologizes to former students of native residential schools
Justice Harry LaForme resigns as chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission for residential schools.
Former Supreme Court of Canada justice Frank Iacobucci, appointed in 2005 as the federal government's representative to lead discussions toward a fair and lasting resolution of the legacy of Indian residential schools, agrees to mediate negotiations aimed at getting the Truth and Reconciliation Commission back on its feet.
Two of three commissioners on the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Claudette Dumont-Smith and Jane Brewin Morley, announce that they will step down effective June 1.
Pope Benedict XVI expresses "sorrow" to a delegation from Canada's Assembly of First Nations
Sen. Lynn Beyak once again defended residential schools and says that the Indian Act is not needed.
Ontario teachers might be pushing to strip names like John A. Macdonald from schools.
he FSIN chief says a Saskatoon man should be compensated for a leg injury he sustained at a residential school.
Ontario’s top court says judge s should stay out of Indian residential school claims
Read for Reconciliation opens at Saskatoon’s Frances Morrison Central Library
Gord Downie to release new solo album ‘Secret Path’ dedicated to dead First Nations boy
Wynne apologizes for ‘brutalities’ of residential school system in Ontario
Trudeau can’t compel Pope to apologize for church’s residential schools
Saskatoon residents react to TRC recommendations
Alert Bay, B.C., residential school to be demolished
Students lead Orange Shirt Day movement in Regina
Residential school survivors have respiratory damage, broken bones
Indian residential schools inquiry about to get reams of documents
Former residential school supervisor convicted
Abuse victim advocates want voice in court
Former residential school worker to face trial for alleged indecent assault
Location set for trial of ex-Saskatchewan residential school supervisor
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