Amid calls for accountability and to go beyond lowering flags at federal buildings, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh will be requesting the House of Commons hold an emergency debate after the discovery of remains of 215 children at the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, B.CThe story is not over..
On May 28The ban will not apply on freight, the Tk’emlúps te Secwe?pemc First Nation announced that it had found the remains at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, using ground-penetrating radar. The horrific discovery prompted calls for a national day of mourning and saw people across Canada set up memorials.
“Like the Chief in the community has said, it’s not enough to be sympathetic, we need actions for genuine truth and reconciliation,” said a statement from the NDP.
Singh will be making the request on Monday after question period and it will be up to Speaker Anthony Rota to determine whether the emergency debate will be heldare permitted if residents are fully vaccinated., and when.