Updated: Jan., 17, 2023 5:32 pm KENORA, Ont.: Searches for unmarked graves at cemetery grounds linked to a former northern Ontario residential school have uncovered 171 “plausible burials”, the Wauzhushk Onigum Nation said Tuesday, with other sites still to be investigated. The First Nation says with the exception of five grave markers, the rest of the plausible burials are unmarked. Federal and provincial ministers were expected to meet with the First Nation Tuesday for discussions, including about resources to continue the investigation. “Both Canada and Ontario have continued to express their commitment to reconciliation, to the truth, and to healing of our communities,” Chief Chris Skead said in a news release Tuesday. “Finding the truth and exercising caution on everything touched by this genocidal legacy comes at a price and
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