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Prince Charles acknowledges suffering of residential school survivors – Barrie 360

May 20th, 2022

The prince said community members and leaders at every stop emphasized the importance of reconciliation

Prince Charles says he and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, were departing Canada with “heavy hearts” and a deeper understanding of residential schools after their royal visit wrapped in the Northwest Territories.

Charles said he was deeply moved by conversations with survivors who courageously shared their experiences of the schools during the three-day tour.

“I want to acknowledge their suffering and to say how much our hearts go out to them and their families,” Charles said Thursday night in Yellowknife in front of hundreds of people.

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