Conservatives disavow Tory senator’s positive views of residential schools

Senator Lynn Beyak was roundly criticized in Parliament on Thursday, two days after she shocked other senators by defending those who had worked in the church-run schools and saying the residential-school experience had positive aspects for the Indigenous children.

read more at: http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/03/16/news/beyak-pressed-leave-senate-aboriginal-committee-after-controversial-comment

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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/conservatives-disavow-tory-senators-positive-views-of-residential-schools/article34248144/

A group of female students and a nun are seen at Cross Lake Indian Residential School in Cross Lake, Man., in February, 1940 (HANDOUT/REUTERS)

A group of female students and a nun are seen at Cross Lake Indian Residential School in Cross Lake, Man., in February, 1940

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