Government issues apology after 1950’s forced relocation

Dennis Ward
APTN National News
It is viewed as one of the most grievous errors committed by the Canadian government.

And Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett apologized Tuesday to the Sayisi Dene who were forced to relocate from their territory 60 years ago.

The apology comes with a multi-million dollars package that includes compensation for survivors and money for community development.

But the money is unlikely to fully address the hardships and loss of life.

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2 thoughts on “Government issues apology after 1950’s forced relocation

  1. where’s all the money going to come from when we run out of things to apologize for ?

  2. Really….that`s it…surely expected better from APTN…this is your beat and you`re getting run off it by both print and other broadcast media.

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