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Canada, Ontario, and Robinson Huron Treaty Leadership Announce two-week mediation – Anishinabek News

January 18, 2023 SUDBURY — Canada and Ontario were in a tight corner: staring down a dispassionate, nonpartisan court set to tot up potentially astronomical sums they owed to the Robinson Huron communities for 149 years of underpayment of treaty annuities pegged to resource revenues in one of Canada’s richest mineral resource regions. On Jan. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20233 Views

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Agreement-in-Principle reached to resolve Percival class action lawsuit

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Taking care: We recognize this news release may contain information that is difficult for many and that our efforts to honour Survivors and families may act as an unwelcome reminder for those who have suffered hardships through generations of government policies that were harmful to Indigenous Peoples. The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 20239 Views

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Letter to Parties re: 2022 CHRT 41

I. Introduction [1]  The Panel congratulates the AFN and Canada for making important steps forward towards reconciliation and for their collaborative work on the Final Settlement Agreement on compensation for the class members in the class action (FSA). The FSA is outstanding in many ways, it promises prompt payment, it is a First Nations controlled […]

by ahnationtalk on December 23, 202220 Views

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Six Nations wants three-year extension to ‘unrealistic’ deadline for Indian day school settlement claims – Hamilton Spectator

Dec. 21, 2022 Survivor Audrey Hill and the First Nation’s elected council have filed a motion seeking a three-year extension to the Jan. 13 deadline for claims under the $1.47-billion settlement A Six Nations woman wants the federal government to extend the January deadline for survivors to seek compensation under the $1.47-billion Indian day school […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 202214 Views

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Indian Day School (IDS) Survivors Demand Fair Timeline to Seek Compensation

SIX NATIONS OF GRAND RIVER, ON, Dec. 21, 2022 – Legal action has been launched against the federal government over a class action Settlement Agreement (The Agreement) providing compensation for systemic abuse suffered by First Nations children attending government-run IDS. The Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council (Six Nations) and class member Audrey […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202212 Views

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Children’s Aid Society of Toronto repeatedly failed to comply with child protection standards and act in child’s best interests: Ombudsman

(TORONTO – December 19, 2022) The Children’s Aid Society of Toronto repeatedly failed to protect the interests of a young boy despite multiple investigations and reports of concerns about his well-being and living conditions, Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé reveals in his latest investigation report. The report, entitled A Voice Unheard: Brandon’s Story, is the Ombudsman’s […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 202271 Views

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Federal Indian Residential Schools Day Scholars Class Action Settlement – Important Information

Federal Indian Residential Schools Day Scholars Class Action Settlement – Important Information December 14th, 2022 The Claim Process for the Federal Indian Residential Schools Day Scholars settlement opened on January 4, 2022. The deadline to submit a claim for a $10,000 compensation payment is October 4, 2023. Who is a Day Scholar? A Day Scholar […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202214 Views

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AFN FIRST NATIONS-IN-ASSEMBLY PASS RESOLUTIONS BY CONSENSUS ON COMPENSATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

AFN FIRST NATIONS-IN-ASSEMBLY PASS RESOLUTIONS BY CONSENSUS ON COMPENSATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) announced that First Nations-in-Assembly have passed two crucial resolutions this week directing the AFN on a path forward on compensation and long-term reform. One resolution advances the AFN’s priorities on securing compensation for […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 202215 Views

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JFK Law LLP Compensation Comparison Infographic

This information below provides a high-level comparison of the CHRT compensation orders and the compensation agreement between Canada and the AFN. It does not capture all the nuances in the orders or agreement. It is intended to highlight key differences to facilitate informed deliberation by Leadership on December 6-8, 2022 regarding compensation. Sara Mainville, partner: […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202215 Views

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Native Women’s Association to ask Supreme Court to advance women’s equality rights as it decides jurisdiction of Indigenous child and family services

December 7, 2022 Ottawa – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) will ask the Supreme Court of Canada to “explicitly advance Indigenous women’s equality” as guaranteed in the Constitution in deciding a case related to the jurisdiction of the provision of Indigenous child and family services. The Court must determine whether An Act respecting […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202216 Views

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