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'Failing to confront a heinous history:' UBC apologizes to victims of residential schools

In a statement laden with emotion, University of British Columbia president Santa Ono apologized to the victims of the residential school system on Monday, at an event marking the official opening of Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre on campus.

Several hundred people came to hear the apology, including many survivors of residential schools and dignitaries like Grand Chief Edward John and Canadian Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/ubc-residential-school-apology-1.4612150

 

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