Deal signed following six months of confidential negotiations but still must be approved by the court and human rights tribunal
Class includes First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth who aren’t covered by the proposed $40B settlement relating to on-reserve child welfare services
Ottawa’s legal arguments ‘pay lip service to the idea of reconciliation’ while denying liability for loss of culture at residential schools, lawyer tells N2N
Survivors told payments would be as high as $50,000.
Birth alerts are the system of seizing infants from their mothers in hospital after birth
‘We applaud the Indigenous voices calling on the government to do what is necessary to right some of these wrongs,’ says PSAC national president
As of today, residents of First Nations impacted by long-term boil-water advisories can apply for…
Claim against Canada and Quebec is for underfunding Inuit child welfare system.
Plaintiffs skeptical but hopeful proposed First Nations child welfare settlement will lead to change
‘I wanted to take a stand for the children that are going through the same suffering in our First Nations community,’ says lead plaintiff Zach Trout