Children of Woodlands | Documentary Idea
by Chantal Rioux
(Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Woodlands School, a controversial residential school for unwanted or disabled people, operated between 1950 and 1996
This is a documentary that must be made. It's the story of the Woodlands School in BC, Canada -- where it's reported that unimaginable acts were made against innocent children and adults, most of whom were severely handicapped.
I grew up around there and always knew horrible things happened there. The residents didn't have a voice, the victims had no voice. The government has ensured no legal recourse. Fine. But don't we have a right to know the full story?
Compensation is besides the point, the legacy of these patients deserve the respect that their graves and tombstones did not receive.
Someone should take this project on: