Tag: Canada

Catholic Bishops of Canada apologize to Indigenous peoples over residential schools

Catholic Bishops of Canada have “unequivocally” apologized to the Indigenous Peoples of Canada over residential schools. After “months” of meetings and conversations with First Nations, Metis and Inuit leaders and communities, the bishops issued the apology and expressed remorse in a statement Friday. “We acknowledge the suffering experienced in Canada’s Indian Residential Schools,” they said…

Sonia Rodriguez to retire as principal dancer at National Ballet of Canada

TORONTO – Sonia Rodriguez is bowing out of her lead position at the National Ballet of Canada. Executive director Barry Hughson says Rodriguez plans to retire as principal dancer in early 2022 after 32 years with the company. In a statement, Rodriguez called the departure “truly a bittersweet farewell,” calling the National Ballet of Canada…