News Releases and Media Advisories

News Conference March 26 2014 Edmonton

March 21, 2014

Ottawa, March 21, 2013 – Dan Shapiro, the Chief Adjudicator of the Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat, will hold a news conference to release a new video to help claimants prepare for their hearing in the Independent Assessment Process (IAP) at 1:30 pm in Edmonton on March 26, 2014.

Telling Your Story is a 17 minute video developed to provide claimants in the IAP with information about what to expect at their IAP hearing. The video explains the rights that claimants have under the IAP, and discusses the roles and responsibilities of participants at the hearing, and all Parties to the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement.

What: News conference to release Telling Your Story
When: 1:30 pm, Wednesday March 26, 2014
Where: Thornton Room, Courtyard Marriott Edmonton Downtown
One Thornton Court (99 Street & Jasper Avenue) Edmonton, Alberta

The video will be screened at the news conference, and copies will be available to the media.


Michael Tansey
Senior Communications Officer,
Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat
(613) 851-4587 (cell)
(819) 934-1444 (office)