Statement of apology-- to former students of Indian Residential Schools: R5-142/2013E-PDF
"The Government of Canada sincerely apologizes and asks the forgiveness of the Aboriginal peoples of this country for failing them so profoundly. In moving towards healing, reconciliation and resolution of the sad legacy of Indian Residential Schools, implementation of the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement began on September 19, 2007. Years of work by survivors, communities, and Aboriginal organizations culminated in an agreement that gives us a new beginning and an opportunity to move forward together in partnership. A cornerstone of the Settlement Agreement is the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission"--p. 
|Department/Agency||Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada. Prime Minister (2006- : Harper)|
|Title||Statement of apology-- to former students of Indian Residential Schools|
|Other Language Editions||[French]|
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|Note||Caption title. "June 11, 2008". "On behalf of the Government of Canada, The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada" Digitized edition from print [produced by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development] Issued also in French under title: Présentation d’excuses aux anciens élèves des pensionnats indiens.|
|Number of Pages|| p. :|
|Subject Terms||Aboriginal peoples, Residential schools|
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