‘Speaking The Truth’

“The {Chinese aboriginal} chairwoman of the Senate committee on ‘aboriginal people’ is asking a Conservative senator to rethink her place on the committee after she said there were positive aspects to Canada’s residential school system {An obvious truth…}.

“Conservative Lynn Beyak made the comments…in the Upper Chamber, saying that the government-funded, church-operated schools…were not all bad.

“Committee chairwoman Lillian Eva Dyck {Member of the Gordon ‘First Nation’ {a ‘nation’ of 3,643 people} in Saskatchewan, and a first generation Chinese Canadian
http://sen.parl.gc.ca/ldyck/html/eng/03biography.html }
says Beyak’s comments were seen as being ‘ill-informed’ {? See links at bottom} and insensitive, especially to the ‘survivors’ {‘former students’} of residential schools and their descendants. Continue reading ‘Speaking The Truth’