Investigation into Calgary lawyer's handling of residential school files may be tip of the iceberg

When the Indian residential school agreement was first announced, it was viewed as a chance for healing and reconciliation.

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When the Indian residential school agreement was first announced, it was viewed as a chance for healing and reconciliation.

But some law firms scrambled to scoop up as many clients as possible, filling out the application forms earned high commissions.

That legal gold rush is now revealing a tarnished truth that survivors have been allegedly hoodwinked out of their compensation dollars.

APTN National News reporter Kathleen Martens has this story.

Online Producer / Ottawa

Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.

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