Premier Apologizes to Sixties Scoop Survivors

Premier Scott Moe issued an apology to all those affected by the Sixties scoop in which Indigenous children were removed from their families and communities and placed in homes with families of European heritage. The apology is an opportunity for the “government to acknowledge with honesty, with humility and with deep regret what happened in Saskatchewan.”

The policies were based on racist notions that assimilation was the best course for the first peoples of Saskatchewan. MCoS appreciates this apology and hopes that it will be legitimized with policies, processes and relationships that support Indigenous families, communities and cultures.

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