Stephen Harper's Typology Case Study

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Stephen Harper presented this apology to formally recognizes the dark chapter in our history as wrong and that it “has no place in our country.” This apology was long overdue and should have happened earlier since the last residential school closed in 1996. Without an apology, the government recognized that “there has been an impediment to healing and reconciliation” for those who have been impacted by residential schools. With this apology, it acknowledges the fact that residential schools were real and has deeply impacted the lives of Aboriginal people. The apology ended with by mentioning of “the cornerstone of the settlement agreement is the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission [TRC].” Harper stated that the TRC
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