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‘Cultural genocide’: mapping the shameful history of Canada’s residential schools

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In Mei, Canadians were shocked at the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the site of a former school in British Columbia. The bodies belonged to Indigenous children, some believed to be as young as three year...

Flames engulf residential tower block in Milan – video

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Firefighters have battled a high-rise blaze in Milan that spread rapidly through a 20-storey residential building and poured black smoke into the air. Residents were evacuated and the city's mayor, Giuseppe Sala, said...

Fire rips through 20-storey residential tower block in Milan

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Fire has ripped through a 20-storey residential building in Milan, leaving rescue workers scrambling to make sure no one had been caught in the flames and thick smoke. The blaze on Sunday started on the upper floors o...

Canadian police investigating Manitoba residential school abuse claims

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A branch of Canada’s federal police force says it has spent the last decade conducting a “large-scale investigation” into allegations of sexual abuse at a former residential school. Op Dinsdag, the Manitoba Royal Cana...

First Nation calls for release of school records to identify residential victims

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The First Nations community that shocked Canada with the discovery of unmarked graves says school records will be critical in identifying victims — and that a much greater area needs to be searched to understand the t...

The Indigenous children who died at Canada’s residential schools

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Half a century ago, Barry Kennedy was taken from his family and forced into an abusive system that sought to obliterate his Indigenous heritage. Nou, after the discovery of more than 1,000 bodies in unmarked graves at...

The Indigenous children who died at Canada’s residential schools – podcast

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Half a century ago, Barry Kennedy was taken from his family and forced into an abusive system that sought to obliterate his Indigenous heritage. Nou, after the discovery of more than 1,000 bodies in unmarked graves at...

The toxic legacy of the British empire in Canada’s residential schools

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Your editorial on the atrocities against First Nations children in Canadian residential boarding schools (1 Julie) bore the subheading: “The discovery of hundreds of graves of Indigenous children is forcing a deeper re...

How residential schools in Canada robbed Indigenous children of their identity and lives – video

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In Canada, meer as 1,000 unmarked graves have been discovered on the grounds of three former church-run residential schools, where an estimated 150,000 First Nations children were sent as part of a campaign of force...

The Guardian view on Canada’s residential schools: an atrocity still felt today

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It is hard to fathom the full horror of what happened in Canada’s church-run residential schools for over a century: systematic abuse and mistreatment, on an industrial scale, with an estimated 150,000 Indigenous chil...

Canada discovers 751 unmarked graves at former residential school

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A First Nation in Canada’s Saskatchewan province has announced the discovery of 751 unmarked graves at a now-defunct residential school, just weeks after a similar discovery in British Columbia prompted a fresh reckon...

‘He was just a child’: dead of Indigenous residential schools haunt Canada

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When they came to take Jonnish Saganash away, he was only five years old. Dit was 1954, and the Canadian government had decided he was to be sent to a residential school in Ontario – hundreds of kilometers from his Ind...

Kanada: remains of 215 Indigenous children found on former residential school site

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A mass grave containing the remains of 215 Indigenous children has been discovered on the grounds of a former residential school in the interior of southern British Columbia. The grim discovery at the former school ne...