Knowledge on residential schools needed: Price

Carey Price (submitted photo)

KELOWNA, B.C. – Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price says more needs to be done to make more people aware of the history of residential schools. Price, from Anahim Lake, B.C., has previously spoken about his grandmother being a residential school survivor who faced “social injustices’’ at school. The star netminder told 680 News he believes not many Canadians are aware of what residential schools were. Lynda Price, Carey’s mother, is Chief of the Ulkatcho First Nation in northern B.C. and he says sharing stories about experiences at residential schools makes her emotional. He adds that residential schools have had a “snowball effect’’ on generations of Indigenous people. The federal government has pledged further support for the identification and investigation of burial grounds near formerresidential schools after allocating $27 million in…

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