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Canada lowers flags after discovery of bodies at school site

 


TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked Sunday that flags at all federal buildings be flown at half-staff to honor more than 200 children whose remains have been found buried at what was once Canada's largest Indigenous residential school — one of the institutions that held children taken from families across the nation.

The Peace Tower flag on Parliament Hill in the nation's capital of Ottawa was among those lowered to half-staff.

"To honor the 215 children whose lives were taken at the former Kamloops residential school and all Indigenous children who never made i...



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