Canada marks National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with events across country
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Seas of orange flooded events across the country on Saturday as Canadians gathered to acknowledge systemic oppression of Indigenous people and observe the third annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The federal statutory holiday, adapted from the grassroots Orange Shirt Day, recognizes the abuse suffered by Inuit, First Nations and Metis people at hundreds of state- and church-run residential schools. Gov.-Gen. Mary Simon, speaking at a ceremony in Ottawa, said that while... Read this story at ,

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