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Global News Calgary: Calgary prayer breakfast hears anti-LGBTQ2 rhetoric, residential school denialism

October 23, 2023 — 

Sean Carelton, an assistant professor of history and Indigenous studies at the University of Manitoba, said Hannaford’s comments were “baseless” and “misrepresentations of the evidence,” part of a larger pattern of residential school denialism that has come up in years since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) released a series of voluminous reports in 2015 and 2016.

“Unfortunately, these types of comments have been particularly noticeable on the far right and in Alberta in particular,” he said.

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