Indigenous apology

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall watch a performance of the RCMP Musical Ride in Ottawa, during their Canadian Royal tour, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Prince Charles acknowledges suffering of residential school survivors

Prince said community members and leaders at every stop emphasized the importance of reconciliation

 

A sheet covered with handprints affixed to a sign outside St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church in Nanaimo last summer. (Photo submitted)

Mid-Island Indigenous leaders hope papal apology just a start in reconciliation

Pope Francis asks for forgiveness for Roman Catholic Church’s abuses and conduct

 

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, B.C. Representative for Children and Youth, speaks to a reporter in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. A progress report on a plan to address Indigenous racism in British Columbia’s health-care system says Indigenous patients continue to disproportionately die as a result of the impacts of racism and the two public-health emergencies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Little progress made to combat anti-Indigenous racism in B.C. health care: report

Author says progress has been made in 10 of initial report’s 24 recommendations

 

A view of the outside of St. Andrews Roman Catholic Cathedral on Victoria’s Blanshard Street. (Don Denton/News staff)

Vancouver Island bishop apologizes for church’s role in residential schools

Bishop Gary Gordon of the Diocese of Victoria voices commitment to healing and reconciliation

A view of the outside of St. Andrews Roman Catholic Cathedral on Victoria’s Blanshard Street. (Don Denton/News staff)
A motion coming this week asks councillors to consider renaming Trutch Street to Truth Street. Trutch Street is named after Joseph Trutch, now recognized for his racist policies towards Indigenous people. (Google Maps)

Victoria council to consider switching Trutch Street to Truth Street

Name change recommended due to Joseph Trutch’s racist policies affecting Indigenous people

A motion coming this week asks councillors to consider renaming Trutch Street to Truth Street. Trutch Street is named after Joseph Trutch, now recognized for his racist policies towards Indigenous people. (Google Maps)