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On National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Justin Trudeau said that "scars don't heal overnight" but everyone will be there together to help rebuild trust.

The prime minister attended the Beyond the Orange Shirt Story event in Ontario on September 30, 2022, to mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and he gave a speech to those who gathered.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has responded after Pope Francis apologized for the Catholic Church's role in Canada's residential school system.

The pope issued an apology to residential school survivors on July 25 at the site of Ermineskin Residential School in Maskwacis, Alberta and said he is "deeply sorry" for the "colonizing mentality" that oppressed Indigenous peoples.

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Pope Francis said he is "deeply sorry" to Indigenous communities for the actions of many within the Catholic Church and for its participation in the forced assimilation of Indigenous peoples and Canada's residential schools.

The 85-year-old was speaking at the site of Ermineskin Residential School in Maskwacis, Alberta, where he met with Indigenous leaders and residential school survivors on Monday.

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A photographer from Edmonton has won the World Press Photo of the Year for a picture taken at the site of a residential school in Kamloops, B.C.

Amber Brack, a freelance photographer, said she was "thrilled" that the photo had won the title and gave thanks to the Indigenous communities who "honour their missing children."

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has responded to Pope Francis' apology for "deplorable" abuse at residential schools in Canada and called it "a step forward."

Following remarks from the pope, the prime minister acknowledged the apology that was made for the Catholic Church's role in the abuse that happened in Canada's residential school system.

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