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Canada to apologize for treatment of Inuit with tuberculosis in mid-20th century


October 26, 2018

The federal government is poised to apologize for how it treated Inuit who were plucked from their communities across the North and taken to sanatoriums in southern Canada for tuberculosis treatment in the mid-20th century.

The president of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI), the organization that speaks for Inuit in Nunavut, made the announcement during its annual general meeting this week.


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