Flags At Half-Mast After Discovery Of Mass Grave At Kamloops School


Last Sunday, flags across B.C, including those in the legislature were flown at half-mast, after a mass grave was discovered at the grounds of a former Kamloops residential school.

Flags at the legislature will remain at half-mast until a later date in honor of every child who died in that tragic incident.

All flags on civic building in Vancouver will also be at half-mast until the sun goes down on Monday, 7th June, A representative at the City of Vancouver said the flogs at the top of City Hall be at half-mast starting noon Sunday, while others will be lowered today based on their location.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also asked that all flags atop federal buildings be flown at half-mast.

Tk’emlups te Secwepemc indigenous community announced on Thursday the remains of the children at the site of the former Kamloops School. The remains were discovered during the Victoria Day weekend with the help of ground-penetrating radar technology.

Survivors of the institution are asking the government to hold to account all those responsible.


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