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. [1]

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada. Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada.
Canada. Prime Minister (2006-2015 : Harper)
Title Statement of apology-- to former students of Indian Residential Schools .
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) 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.
Publishing information [Gatineau, Quebec] : [Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development], [2013]
Description [1] p. : col. ill.
Catalogue number
  • R5-142/2013E-PDF
Subject terms Aboriginal peoples
Residential schools
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