Ottawa will provide $2.8 billion to half of the First Nations in Canada for community wellness and language revitalization as part of the residential day school survivor settlement, otherwise known as the Gottfriedson day scholar settlement.
A First Nation in Saskatchewan says ground-penetrating radar has discovered more than 2,000 areas of interest and a child's bone was separately found at the site of one of the longest-running residential schools in the country.
Calls from the daughters of a slain Indigenous woman to bring her remains home from a landfill that police in Winnipeg won't search turned into a rallying cry on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, to end the violence against their women and girls.
The federal government is asking a judge to review some aspects of the $40-billion settlement agreement over discrimination in the Indigenous child-welfare system, after the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal rejected the deal in late October.
The Canadian government approached an international commission that helped identify the remains of those killed during 9/11 and the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster to potentially aid its response to the discovery of unmarked graves at former residential schools.
The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says today's National Day of Truth and Reconciliation is about the survivors of Canada's residential schools and the children who died in them and never made it home.