November 28, 2021

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Native Residential Schools | NDP says Jean Gratian knew

(Ottawa) Jean Crodian’s expulsion from the show Everyone is talking about itNDP MP Charlie Angus raised eyebrows on Sunday night.


Lena Dip
Canadian Press

He did not believe the former prime minister knew anything about the atrocities against tribal children in residential schools.

When he appeared on a program aired on Radio-Canada to brag about a new book he had signed, Mr. The book is titled My new stories.

He was speaking at a news conference with survivors at Saint-Ann Residential School in Ottawa on Monday morning. Mr. Angus was the Union Minister for Indian Affairs in 1968. Quoted a letter sent to Crotin.

The letter, handwritten by an author from St. Anne’s, describes the “crimes” that took place at the time. MP Angus says Mr Gratian is now “slandering” trying to “free himself”.

According to Mr Angus, at the time Mr. Gratian chose to ignore the appeals of those who condemned the atrocities.

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