Uncovering Unmarked Graves and Burial Sites at Other Federally Run Institutions

Residential schools were not the only federal institutions Indigenous peoples were forced to attend. Institutions such as Day Schools and Indian Hospitals also furthered colonial and racist policies of assimilation. These sites should also be explored to uncover remains of ancestors and loved ones.

A re-elected Liberal government will:

  • Provide the necessary supports for communities who wish to continue to undertake the work of burial searches at the former sites of these institutions.