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Residential Schools

Liberal

  • Build a national monument in Ottawa to honour residential school survivors & victims.
  • Work with Indigenous partners to appoint a Special Interlocutor to work with governments & Indigenous communities to develop a legal & regulatory framework for justice regarding unmarked graves & make recommendations.
  • Provide support for communities doing burial searches at former Day Schools & Indian Hospitals.

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Conservative

  • Develop a comprehensive plan to implement TRC Calls to Action 71 through 76.
  • Fund investigations at all former residential schools with unmarked graves.
  • Develop a detailed set of resources to educate Canadians of all ages about residential schools.
  • Build a national monument.

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NDP

  • Fund the search for grave sites at former residential schools.
  • Fund the maintenance, commemoration, reburial, & protection of residential school cemeteries according to the wishes of Indigenous families, Survivors, & communities.
  • Establish memorials.
  • Appoint a special prosecutor to pursue those involved in residential schools.
  • Require churches & governments to hand over records.
  • Fund healing.

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Green

  • Provide sustainable funding for new & existing Indigenous Healing Centres to address the harms caused by residential schools.
  • Honour the TRC request for funding for work on the Missing Children & Unmarked Burials Project.
  • Call on the Pope to apologise on behalf of the Catholic Church for its involvement in residential schools.
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