Trudeau on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Trudeau reflects on legacy of residential schools National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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Ottawa – If you need someone to talk to, a National Residential School Crisis Line offers emotional support and crisis referral services for residential school Survivors and their families. Call the toll-free Crisis Line at 1-866-925-4419. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Hope for Wellness Help Line also offers support to all Indigenous …

Pope Francis travelled to Quebec City

Pope Francis travelled to Quebec City before leaving

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EDMONTON – Pope Francis left Edmonton yesterday and went to Quebec City for the next leg of his penitential journey in Canada. The pontiff is scheduled to have separate meetings with Gov. Gen. Mary Simon and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Citadelle of Quebec, then give a public address with Simon. The Pope is to next travel to the …

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Pope Francis arrives in Canada

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Ottawa – Pope Francis is in Canada for a six-day trip to advance reconciliation and healing between the Roman Catholic Church and Indigenous communities. From the late 1800s until 1996, Canada removed Indigenous children from their homes and forced them into institutions run by church staff where they were forbidden from speaking their language.