Helping Aboriginal People
     Heal Themselves.

Press Releases & Open Editorials

  January 11, 2008 - Letter to the Editor (Ottawa Citizen)
"A recent Ottawa Citizen editorial stated that the Inuit were exempt from Canada’s residential school system. This is incorrect ...."

  August 20, 2007 – Media Advisory
"The Aboriginal Healing Foundation’s Latest Study Looks at the Potential Health and Social Impacts of Indian Residential School Lump Sum Payments."

  January 30, 2006 – Press Release
"The Aboriginal Healing Foundation's Board of Directors, today, announced the publication of a three-volume Final Report which presents a detailed narrative of the AHF's activities over the past six years.”

  November 23, 2005 – Press Release
"The Aboriginal Healing Foundation's Board of Directors today acknowledged the Government of Canada's 5-year commitment of $125 million to sustaining the critical work of healing the legacy of abuse suffered in Canada's Indian Residential School System.”

  March 30, 2005 - Press Release
"Today, the website Where are the Children? was launched live at 10:00 a.m. EST, at Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON."

  March 17, 2005 - Media Advisory
"The Aboriginal Healing Foundation, Legacy of Hope Foundation, Library and Archives Canada and Donna Cona launch the and website."

  February 23, 2005 - Press Release
"The Aboriginal Healing Foundation today welcomed the Government of Canada's announcement of 40 million dollars for healing initiatives related to residential schools."

  December 19, 2002 - Press Release
"Georges Erasmus, former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations and current President of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation (ahf), today expressed his sorrow at the passing of friend and former colleague Ramon John Hnatyshyn."

  December 17, 2002 - Open Editorial
"We have all seen the recent words of David Ahenakew. The spirit is familiar. Here, again, the ugly spectre of anti-Semitism."

  October 17, 2000 - Press Release
"New Directors Appointed to the Aboriginal Healing Foundation Board."

  Feburary 24th, 2000 - Open Editorial
"...responding to the Hamilton Spectator's comments on the expenditure of funds by the Aboriginal Healing Foundation."

  June 15, 2000 - Press Release
"Aboriginal Healing Foundation Publishes its Annual Report 2000."

  March 10, 2000 - Press Release
"Aboriginal Healing Foundation Announces Healing Centre Calls for Proposals."

  September 27, 1999 - Press Release
"Aboriginal Healing Foundation appoints new Directors to Board."

  June 23, 1999 - Press Release
"Healing Residential School Survivors, their Families & descendants: AHF funds first 35 community projects."

  June 23, 1998 - Press Release
"Aboriginal Healing Foundation completes election of directors; Board to manage $350 million healing fund."