Residential school survivors urged to apply for compensation
Posted: Sep 12, 2012 12:26 PM MT
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2012 12:25 PM MT
Next Wednesday marks the last round of compensation available for aboriginal people who experienced abuse at residential school in Canada.
It's the second deadline for the program — the first, which compensated former students for loss of culture and language, came last September.
This deadline is for students who experienced physical or sexual abuse.
As Marion Warnica reports, social workers in Edmonton are fanning out to locate survivors and urging them to apply.
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