Statement from Council Re: Remains found at the Kamloops Indian Residential School

We are truly heartbroken to learn of the discovery of the mass grave of young children and students of the Kamloops Residential School. This loss is felt by many. We honour the lives of those 215 children and hold up their families in our thoughts.
We acknowledge that this is difficult news that weighs heavy on our hearts. If you need support, we encourage anyone affected by experiences in Residential Schools to seek healing and support through the Indian Residential Schools Survivor Society ( | 1-800-721-0066) or a trusted health care provider. Cheam’s Health Department can also assist to connect you to a qualified provider 604-794-7927.