JUNE 1, 2021

The Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates is deeply saddened to learn of the 215 children found at the former residential school in B.C. in unmarked graves. “We acknowledge the heartbreak that families and communities must be experiencing. Let the discovery of these children remind us of the devastating impact of residential school on Indigenous children, families and communities and focus wholeheartedly on truth telling and reconciliation as real change in the path forward,” said Lisa Broda, President of the Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates.

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