The BC government has formally apologized to Sons of Freedom Doukhobors who were removed from their parents and sent to residential school between 1953-59. The apology, delivered in Castlegar and Grand Forks, comes with a $10 million commitment and will be repeated later this month in the BC legislature. The apology fulfills a recommendation first issued by the BC Ombudsperson's office in 1999.
Read more at castlegarnews.com.
British Columbia Historical FederationPO Box 448, Fort Langley, BC, Canada, V1M 2R7Information: email@example.com
The Secretariat of the BCHF is located on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish speaking Peoples.
Follow us on Facebook.