Canada officially apologises: BBC News Review



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In 1864, five First Nation chiefs were tried and hanged over the killing of 14 white settlers. Now the Canadian prime minister has apologised to the indigenous Tshilhqot’in people. Neil and Dan bring you the language you need to talk about this story.

Key words and phrases

exonerates
officially states someone is not guilty

unjustly
unfairly

overdue
should have happened already

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