Poll worker nun triggered some residents at Manitoba Indigenous seniors’ home: report

 By Brittany Hobson THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG- The hiring of a nun to run a mobile voting poll at an Indigenous seniors’ centre during Manitoba’s provincial election did not violate any laws, an investigation by the province’s elections commissioner has determined. However, Bill Bowles did recognize there was distress for residents, many of whom were residential school survivors, at the KeKiNan Centre in Winnipeg’s North End. “It is clear that some of the KeKiNan residents found Sister B’s presence triggering and caused them to relive trauma they experienced in their youth. It is also clear that Sister B intended no harm and in fact had reason to think, on the basis of her previous visit, that she would be welcome,” Bowles wrote in his Feb. 6 decision. An investigation was…

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