By Laurie Tritschler Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The following story mentions sexual abuse at an Indian Residential School. The IRS term is used merely to reflect the relevant historical context. Shootin’ the Breeze uses the term “Indigenous” to refer to Canada’s First Peoples in general. It is the policy of STB to refer to First Peoples by their ancestral names wherever possible. Help is always available for IRS survivors at the Indian Residential Schools Resolution Health Support Program’s toll free number: 1-800-721-0066. The MD of Pincher Creek posthumously honoured an extraordinary Albertan at an emotional ceremony at district chambers on Jan. 24. Dave Friesen, who passed away in June 2022, was posthumously awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal in December for his tireless investigation of sexual abuse at an
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