Residential Schools

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Residential school lawyers warned over ethics

Lawyers may see their fees reduced if they break the rules as they guide former students of Indian residential schools through the complex legal process designed to provide compensation for serious physical and sexual abuse suffered at the schools.

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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.