B.C. homeowner’s court challenge threatens to open ‘floodgates’ to assessment appeals

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has sided with a Whistler homeowner in a court battle the provincial body responsible for property valuations warns could open the “floodgates” for British Columbians to challenge the assessment process in court.

Canada News Update: Where were Manitoba’s residential schools — and what stands there now?

See latest Canadian rumors and Canada stories on 14 sites across Manitoba officially identified as former residential schools. This recent Canada report includes several where First Nations are searching for unmarked. Read top information on Canada News listings.

B.C. weekend events mourn Indigenous children buried at Kamloops residential school

A mourning ceremony at Peace Arch Park, and a truck convoy in Kamloops were both held Saturday afternoon to mourn the loss of 215 Indigenous children the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation says are buried on the grounds of the Kamloops Residential School. 

B.C. weekend events mourn Indigenous children buried at Kamloops residential school

A mourning ceremony at Peace Arch Park, and a truck convoy in Kamloops were both held Saturday afternoon to mourn the loss of 215 Indigenous children the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation says are buried on the grounds of the Kamloops Residential School. 

Pope calls for reconciliation, healing over Kamloops residential school discovery

Pope Francis said on Sunday that he was pained by the discovery of the remains of on estimated 215 children on the grounds of a former residential school that was operated by the Catholic Church in Kamloops, B.C., and called for respect of the rights and culture of Indigenous people.