Manitoba has become the first province to apologize for the mass adoption of aboriginal children into non-aboriginal families, a historic mea culpa that some survivors hope will spur other governments to follow suit.
Premier Greg Selinger rose in the provincial legislature Thursday and expressed regret for the Sixties Scoop, a period widely regarded as connected to today’s disproportionate number of aboriginal children in foster care.
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The Globe and Mail
Published Thursday, Jun. 18, 2015 4:11AM EDT