Survivors centre fighting for survival

The Committee on Abuse in Residential Schools, or CAIRS, runs a drop-in centre in Whitehorse for residential school survivors. After funding from the Aboriginal Healing Foundation ended last year, it is now fighting to keep it’s doors open.

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The Committee on Abuse in Residential Schools, or CAIRS, runs a drop-in centre in Whitehorse for residential school survivors.

After funding from the Aboriginal Healing Foundation ended last year, it is now fighting to keep it’s doors open.

APTN National News reporter Shirley McLean reports.

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