182 unmarked graves were discovered near former residential school in BC

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There has been another grisly discovery at the site of a former residential school.


A total of 182 unmarked graves were discovered close to the former St. Eugene's Mission School near Cranbrook, British Columbia.


The graves were only about a metre deep.


The Kootenay Indian Residential School was run by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate of the Roman Catholic Church.


It was opened in 1912, operated at the 1897-built St. Eugene Church, and closed in 1970.


Between 1912 and 1970, over 5,000 children have attended the school.


Today the building is a golf course and casino.


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