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ABORIGINAL STATUS AND RIGHTS - Civil actions and liabilities - Historical grievances - Residential schools - Practice and procedure - Settlements

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 @ 9:40 AM  

Appeal by the federal Crown and cross-appeal by MF from a judicial ruling with respect to the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement (IRSSA). The IRSSA provided compensation to the victims of residential schools. A Common Experience Payment was immediately available to all eligible class members. An Independent Assessment Process (IAP) provided additional compensation to claimants who established serious physical or sexual abuse or psychological harm at a residential school. MF was a non-resident, non-student claimant who made a claim through the IAP. He alleged he was...