Publisher recalling workbook after Indigenous history section comes under fire

An Ontario publishing company is recalling a children’s educational workbook that critics say misinforms kids about injustices faced by First Nations when European settlers arrived in Canada.The book, “Complete Canadian Curriculum Grade 3,”has a section called Moving Out that says First Nations peoples agreed to move to different areas to make room for European settlers to move in.,Critics say the text glosses over the history of the country’s Indigenous population, pointing out that First Nations peoples were forced off their land.The Popular Book Company Canada, based in Richmond Hill, Ont., had initially promised the book would be revised in later editions, but said in a statement issued Tuesday that it would be recalling the current edition immediately. “We know that our Complete Canadian Curriculum Grade 3 does not provide an…

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