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Portage and Major shut down for memorial walks

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Portage and Major shut down for memorial walks

By
Dan Vadeboncoeur


Global Information

Early Newspaper

Posted July 1, 2021 2: 26 pm

Up thus a ways July 1, 2021 2: 29 pm

Winnipeggers are gathering this afternoon in reminiscence of the extra than 1,000 young of us honest no longer too prolonged within the past chanced on in unmarked graves outside residential colleges.

Two occasions are taking station nearly concurrently in downtown Winnipeg.

The No Satisfaction in Genocide stroll began at noon at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, while the Every Child Matters tournament began at 1: 00 p.m. at Portage and Major.

Winnipeg Police comprise shut down the key intersection to accommodate the walks. They ask issues to inaugurate up within about a hours.

Most modern discoveries at three former residential colleges in B.C. and Saskatchewan comprise revealed 1,115 unmarked graves, prompting the cancellation of many Canada Day celebrations all the map in which by map of the country.

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Portage and Major shut down for memorial walks