Supreme Court Rules Residential School Records Confidential

In a recent ruling the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in an unanimous decision that thousands of records related to residential school abuses are confidential and should be destroyed. The issue which has divided Indigenous groups left the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett, “very disappointed’ by the decision.

By Kathleen Harris, CBC News Posted: Oct 06, 2017

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Beardy’s And Okemasis Cree Nation Chief Hopes Friendship Agreement Will Break Down Barriers

Chief Roy Petit of the Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation said that a recently signed friendship agreement between his community and several area municipalities would hopefully break down some barriers. The partnership was originally a regional solid waste management plan, but its significance is more than that.

Morgan Modjeski, Saskatoon StarPhoenix October 2, 2017