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Former students who suffered abuse in native residential schools are demanding an apology from Prime Minister Harper.

The lack of any formal apology for what they endured in the federal schools is just one of the cracks appearing in a $2 billion compensation package.

The National Assembly of First Nations touts the proposed agreement as a landmark victory.

Critics say the PM’s office regrets are worth at least as much to the victims as cash payouts.