In The Ryerson Affair: An Update, Professor Ronald Stagg judges the judges and finds them wanting. The reports that informed the decision-makers were feeble work, he concludes.
1619 Project Aboriginals Brian Giesbrecht Canada History Debates History Wars Indian Residential Schools Indigenous Kamloops Nina Green Politically Corrective History Politics & Government Public History Thomas Flanagan
The claim that 150,000 status Indian children were 'forced' to attend residential schools is misleading at best, write Nina Green, Brian Giesbrecht, and Tom Flanagan. For example, enforcement of compulsory attendance was often lax to non-existent.