The Canadian Press

2014-10-10 | Nova Scotia Premier Abuse Apology

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Premier Stephen McNeil apologized to the former residents of the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children for the abuse and neglect they faced at the Halifax orphanage. Class-action lawsuits were launched by the former residents against the home and the provincial government, which ended in settlements totaling 34-million dollars. McNeil said he hoped the apology would bring a measure of comfort.

Date: 2014-10-10
Placeline: HALIFAX, Nova Scotia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << on behalf of the government of Nova Scotia I want to apologize today to those who suffered abuse and neglect that's a Nova Scotia Home For Colored children it is one of the great tragedies in our problems is history that your cries for help were greeted with silence for so long >>