Day school lawsuit launched against Ottawa

When you think of residential schools, you think of children who were only allowed to leave for special holidays to visit their families.

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When you think of residential schools, you think of children who were only allowed to leave for special holidays to visit their families.

However, there were thousands more who attended day schools and suffered the same atrocities as the other children.

A calls action lawsuit was filed this week in Vancouver against the federal government on behalf of those victims.

APTN National News reporter Tina House has this story.

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