• Volume 1 History, Part 2 (English)
    Volume 1 History, Part 2 (English)
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Volume 1 History, Part 2 (English)
Volume 1 History, Part 2 (English)

Canada's residential schools : the history, part 2: 1939-2000: the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

2015
Book
Creators
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
Description
"Canada’s Residential Schools: The History, Part 2, 1939 to 2000 carries the story of the residential school system from the end of the Great Depression to the closing of the last remaining schools in the late 1990s. It demonstrates that the underfunding and unsafe living conditions that characterized the early history of the schools continued into an era of unprecedented growth and prosperity for most Canadians. A miserly funding formula meant that into the late 1950s school meals fell short of the Canada Food Rules. Overcrowding, poor sanitation, and a failure to adhere to fire safety rules were common problems throughout this period."

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Alternate Title(s)
Canada's residential schools
ISBN
9780773546516
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