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“I am sorry”: Toronto police chief on race-based data collection

TORONTO – Chief James Ramer’s apology for Toronto Police conduct toward the black community was in the air. The blacks, after all, were waiting for them. What was a discordant note, in our opinion, is the reaction of Beverly Bain of the No Pride in Policing Coalition. “Yes, your police officers are responsible for their racism – she said – you are guilty. Chief Ramer, we don’t accept your apology.” 

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Cowessess Chief Cadmus Delorme announces 751 unmarked graves

Toronto, June 25: The Cowessess First Nation announced a preliminary finding yesterday of 751 unmarked graves at a cemetery near the former Marieval Indian Residential School. This school was operated from 1899 to 1997 in the area where Cowessess is now located, about 140 kilometres east of Regina. Children from First Nations in southeast Saskatchewan and southwestern Manitoba were sent to the school. But, the First Nation took over the school’s cemetery from the Catholic Church in the 1970s. (more…)


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