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, NS, Canada
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 at the Nova Scotia home for colored children it is one of the great tragedies in our province's history that your cries for help were greeted with silence for so long >>

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