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Ottawa urged to settle class-action lawsuits filed by residential school survivors

Published: November  25, 2014 - Added: December  01, 2014 - Publication: The Telegram

Link http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Local/2014-11-25/article-3952072/Ottawa-urged-to-settle-class-action-lawsuits-filed-by-residential-school-survivors/1

The Nunatsiavut government is again appealing to the federal government to settle class-action lawsuits filed by survivors of residential schools in Newfoundland and Labrador.
 
“Many of the survivors are beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement who never received an apology and were excluded from Ottawa’s 2008 Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement,” Nunatsiavut president Sarah Leo said in a news release issued Tuesday afternoon.

Nunatsiavut Government asks Ottawa to settle long-delayed Newfoundland and Labrador residential school claims

Published: November  27, 2014 - Added: December  01, 2014 - Publication: Financial Post

Link http://business.financialpost.com/2014/11/27/nunatsiavut-government-asks-ottawa-to-settle-long-delayed-newfoundland-and-labrador-residential-school-claims/

Following its original plea to Prime Minister Stephen Harper earlier this year, the Nunatsiavut Government has again appealed to the federal government to settle class action lawsuits filed by survivors of residential schools in Newfoundland and Labrador.
 
The $500-million class-action suit in Newfoundland Supreme Court involves a group of 1,200 plaintiffs, including both former residential school students and their family members who are suing Ottawa for alleged abuses. All the class members are either Inuit, Innu or Metis.