For the second day in a row, the opposition is demanding the resignation of Saskatchewan Education minister Bronwyn Eyre.
Eyre issued an apology in the legislature Wednesday for comments last week there might be too much “infusion” of First Nations history in school curriculum, but interim opposition leader Nicole Sarauer says the apology was not good enough.
“In motivating her apology, she said that she was wrong to apologize – put another way the minister said in this legislature that for the sake of decency she would say ‘sorry’ even though she was wrong to do it,” Sarauer said. “When she should have been asking ‘is it too late to say I’m sorry?’ she was dragging us all back to ‘it wasn’t me'”
Eyre repeated her apology on Thursday.
“Sorry means sorry,” she said once again. “I apologized yesterday an apology that stands on the record that was meant genuinely and unequivocally and fully heart-felt…as the Premier said yesterday we are all treaty people.”
She repeated a promise to ensure treaty information remains part of the school instruction in Saskatchewan.