Saskatchewan’s social services minister says the province hopes to apologize to ’60s Scoop survivors by year’s end.
Paul Merriman says he’s working with survivors to make sure that timeline works for them.
The provincial government had already promised to deliver an apology during this legislative session.
About 20,000 Indigenous children were seized from their birth families and relocated to non-Indigenous homes from the 1950s to the late 1980s.
The practice stripped children of their language, culture and family ties.
Alberta and Manitoba have already apologized for their role in the apprehensions. (Canadian Press)