First Nations Coalition Rejects Recommendation to Lift Senator Lynn Beyak's Suspension

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    A coalition of First Nations Chiefs and Residential School Survivors are rejecting new recommendations to lift Senator Lynn Beyak's suspension from the Senate.

    Last week, the Senate Ethics Committee tabled a report recommending Beyak's suspension be lifted now that she has taken anti-racism training and apologized for posting written derogatory letters about Indigenous people on her website.

    The coalition says the Senator's most recent anti-racism training offered no involvement or input from First Nations and Residential School Survivors in Beyak's home region of northwestern Ontario. 

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