Canada: Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of the UN Human Rights Council

4/26/2011

ICTJ

Treatment of historical legacies of discrimination against Aboriginal groups in Canada (First Nations, Inuit, Métis) currently focuses on settlement for abuses committed against Aboriginal children in educational institutions known as “Indian Residential Schools” (IRSs), which pursued a policy of forced assimilation for more than a century.

Date published: 
9/1/2008