The Canadian Press

2001-10-25 | Residential Schools

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Deputy Prime Minister Herb Gray said negotiations with churches that once ran Indian residential schools in Canada had not been going well. On October 29th, Gray announced it was time to get back to the priority of helping victims of abuse in the live-in schools. (Gray announced the federal government would pay 70 per cent of all out-of-court settlements of abuse cases that could be proved. Some estimates suggested it would cost at least two billion dollars to settle all of the potential cases.)

Date: 2001-10-25
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << in spite of our efforts to reach an agreement with certain Church organizations where she lives quite far apart we should get back to our priority and that's helping the victims who can prove that they have a valid claims of sexual and physical abuse >>