The discovery of the remains of 215 children at a former Indian Residential School in Kamloops, B.C. has been devastating. While most Canadians are shocked and sad to learn of this tragedy for the first time, this latest news is triggering incredible pain for Indigenous people.
In light of numerous recent and ongoing claims of discrimination against members of Mi’kmaq communities in Nova Scotia the Human Rights Commission is calling on the public to respect the human rights and dignity of all L’nu and other Indigenous people.
In light of recent events that have prompted calls for action from community, the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission wants to reiterate its condemnation of anti-Black, anti-Indigenous, and anti-Asian racism.