At $2.09 Billion, Canada Settles Indigenous Residential Faculties Lawsuit

At $2.09 Billion, Canada Settles Indigenous Residential Schools Lawsuit

Youngsters’s sneakers are pictured outdoors the Mohawk Institute, a residential college for indigenous kids.

Canada has reached an settlement to settle a class-action lawsuit, looking for compensation for the lack of language and tradition introduced on by Indian residential colleges, for C$2.8 billion ($2.09 billion).

The settlement builds on the 2021 Gottfriedson Day Students settlement, that supplied particular person compensation to day students who attended a residential college however didn’t reside on the establishment.

Canada will present the settlement quantity to a non-profit belief, impartial of the federal government, as a part of the category settlement.

The group charged with administering the belief might be ruled by a everlasting board consisting of 9 indigenous administrators, the federal government stated in a press release.

The phrases of the settlement are but to be authorized by the Federal Courtroom.

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