Edmonton News | Local Breaking | CTV News Edmonton

Links in the news

Editor's Picks

CTV News Red Deer

STAY CONNECTED

LISTEN LIVE

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

Former PM Chretien called out over comments on residential schools

Former prime minister Jean Chretien is being called out over his recent comments on residential schools, after stating he was not aware of any abuses happening in these institutions while he was minister of then-Indian affairs. In the CTV interview, Chretien was asked whether he takes some responsibility or would apologize for his role in Canada's residential school legacy. 'We were not informed of any abuse at that time,' he said.