17 Jun 2015


From Nights, 8:40 pm on 17 June 2015

It's the second-largest country by total area and the northernmost country of the North America continent, journalist for Medicine Hat News, Peggy Revell reports from Canada, pop. 35,675,834 (est. 2014)... the history-making provincial election in Alberta that just occurred which toppled a 40-year political dynasty in Canada's richest province; and the ceremonial end and release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report on residential schools - The horrific practice where for decades thousands upon thousands of First Nations children were taken from families and placed in church-run schools where there was extensive abuse, etc; plus the unabashed 'Spocking' of banknotes.