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Canada to compensate First Nations families after years of discrimination – CBC Kids

November 6, 2023

For decades, First Nations kids and families who needed financial support received less from the government than other Canadians.

Now, after years of legal battles, the federal government will have to make amends.

On Oct. 24, Canada’s Federal Court approved a $23-billion settlement agreement for First Nations children and families.

The money will go to people living on reserves who, for years, did not get the funding they should have.

The government admitted this was racial discrimination.

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