Statistics: Common Experience Payment (February 11, 2008)
Common Experience Payment
On September 19, 2007 the Government of Canada began receiving applications for the Common Experience Payment (CEP) which is one element of the court-supervised Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement.
Upon application and verification, eligible former students will receive $10,000 for the first year of residence, plus $3,000 for each school year (or part of a school year) after that.
Statistics as of February 11, 2008:
Total number of applications received: 86,876
Total number of applications processed: 69,187
– Number of payments issued: 55,464
– Number of applications not eligible for payment: 13,723
Total number of applications requiring further information to complete processing: 3,487
Total number of applications currently in process: 14,202