Handpainted Indigenous drum at a Truth and Reconciliation Commission event, June 5, 2015. (Susan G. Enberg/Shutterstock)

The horrific discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children buried in unmarked graves at a former residential school in Kamloops shocked many Canadians and forced them to take a long, hard look at our country’s history.

In St. Albert, there’s a push to rename schools originally named for the Oblate priest Vital Grandin, who was heavily involved in the residential school system and talked about making Indigenous children ‘ashamed’ of their identities so they would want to assimilate into non-Indigenous society. …

Jared Milne

Passionately devoted to Canadian unity. Fascinated by Canadian politics and history. Striving to understand the mysteries of Canada.

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