City of Abbotsford lowers flags to half-mast in honour of the 215 lives lost at the former Kamloops residential school


Statement from Mayor Henry Braun

In memory of the 215 children whose remains were discovered at the former Kamloops residential school, the City of Abbotsford has lowered its flags to half-mast. The City of Abbotsford sends its deepest sympathies to the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation and surrounding communities. We also share our condolences with our local First Nations who are deeply impacted by these findings and the generations of families who continue to grieve the pain brought by the residential school system.

Henry Braun, Mayor
City of Abbotsford