June 23 2021 1:52pm

More kids died at residential schools than among the general population: Alberta premier

Premier Jason Kenney acknowledged many First Nations children at residential schools died of diseases common at that time, but said they died at a much higher rate than the general population — pointing out the poor health-care and substandard treatment at the schools. He spoke about the intergenerational trauma among many families that is linked to poor treatment at residential schools.

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