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Brandon experiments exposed

Residential school kids ESP test subjects in ’40s

Maeengan Linklater, in front of the former site of the Assiniboine Residential School, formally recognized as one of Canada’s Historic Places, not for being a residential school but for its role as the Julia Clark School, which featured prominantly in the early development of the city’s child welfare system. It is now houses the Canadian Centre for Child Protection.

MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

Maeengan Linklater, in front of the former site of the Assiniboine Residential School, formally recognized as one of Canada’s Historic Places, not for being a residential school but for its role as the Julia Clark School, which featured prominantly in the early development of the city’s child welfare system. It is now houses the Canadian Centre for Child Protection.

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Updated on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 12:12 PM CST: Corrects that "At the Cecilia Jeffrey school in Kenora, students were subject to test trials of TB vaccine as well as a series of experimental antibiotics for ear infections: Some students subsequently lost their hearing, according to one news report, Mosby said."

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