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Prime Minister delivers apology to former students of Newfoundland and Labrador residential schools

We need to acknowledge our past – including its most dark and shameful chapters – to address the historical wrongs and ongoing intergenerational trauma that affect so many Indigenous Peoples.

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today apologized on behalf of the Government of Canada and all Canadians to former students of Newfoundland and Labrador residential schools. He also apologized to the families, loved ones, and communities for the painful and tragic legacy the residential schools left behind.