MONTREAL- A Quebec judge today released his written reasons for a ruling last week that halted excavation work on a McGill University project after an Indigenous group raised concerns about possible unmarked graves. Superior Court Justice Gregory Moore writes that allowing the planned work to go ahead without taking time to develop a proper archeological plan would cause irreparable harm to the Mohawk plaintiffs who initiated the case. He says the identification of unmarked Indigenous graves is a priority for discovering the truth and working towards reconciliation, pointing to possible parallels between health services and residential schools. The injunction was granted Thursday at the end of a two-day hearing, following a request in March from a group of elders from Kahnawake known as the Mohawk Mothers. The group has alleged
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