Settlement reached on residential school day scholars class-action lawsuit – CBC

Settlement reached on residential school day scholars class-action lawsuit – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202118 Views

Jun 09, 2021

Students who attended residential schools by day but went home at night not included in 2006 settlement

A settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit against the federal government involving hundreds of people left out of residential schools compensation.

The lawsuit was brought by Indigenous students known as “day scholars,” who attended the notorious residential schools but returned to their homes at night.

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett said the settlement will see survivors receive compensation of $10,000 each.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/day-scholars-residential-school-settlement-1.6059661

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