Reminder: Kivalliq Hall IAP Application deadline is January 25, 2020
December 24, 2019
The deadline to submit an application to the Independent Assessment Process (IAP) for abuse claims at Kivalliq Hall in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut is January 25, 2020.
Kivalliq Hall was added to the list of eligible schools under the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement (IRSSA) in July 2018 following a decision from the Nunavut Court of Appeal.
Individuals who want to submit a claim and need a lawyer can call the toll-free IAP Info Line at 1-877-635-2648 for a referral. Info Line staff can also answer questions about the IAP and provide information to individuals who want to make a claim for compensation.
Kivalliq Hall operated between June 12, 1985 and December 31, 1997.
Secretariat staff are working with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) and the Kivalliq Inuit Association to ensure that individuals who attended the facility have access to information about the IAP.
Applications to the IAP dated and postmarked by 11:59 on January 25, 2020 will be accepted.
Further information is available for individuals who lived at Kivalliq Hall and for non-resident claimants:
- Guide to the Independent Assessment Process
- Application Form for the Independent Assessment Process
- General Information about the Independent Assessment Process
- Order from the Supreme Court of British Columbia regarding Kivalliq Hall, April 24, 2019
The IAP was established in 2007 under the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement to resolve claims of serious physical, sexual or emotional abuse suffered at Indian Residential Schools.
The Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat has resolved more than 99.9% of the 38,000 claims it has received. The Secretariat is working towards resolving all remaining claims and completing its mandate by March 31, 2021.