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Indian Day School (IDS) Survivors Demand Fair Timeline to Seek Compensation

Press Release SIX NATIONS OF GRAND RIVER, ON, Dec. 21, 2022 – Legal action has been launched against the federal government over a class action Settlement Agreement (The Agreement) providing…

Children’s Aid Society of Toronto repeatedly failed to comply with child protection standards and act in child’s best interests: Ombudsman

Press Release (TORONTO – December 19, 2022) The Children’s Aid Society of Toronto repeatedly failed to protect the interests of a young boy despite multiple investigations and reports of concerns…

KMK: Fisheries Act Case Discontinued

Press Release December 19, 2022 After careful thought and deliberation, Potlotek First Nation and the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs have decided to discontinue the ongoing civil case filed…

Environmental organizations apply to intervene in Gitxaała Nation’s legal case against unwanted mining

Press Release December 15, 2022 The BC Mining Law Reform network and several of our member organizations have applied for intervenor status in the Gitxaała Nation’s groundbreaking legal case against…

Federal Indian Residential Schools Day Scholars Class Action Settlement – Important Information

Federal Indian Residential Schools Day Scholars Class Action Settlement – Important Information December 14th, 2022 The Claim Process for the Federal Indian Residential Schools Day Scholars settlement opened on January…

FNLC pleased BC Court of Appeal upholds decision that demonstration of Indigenous ceremonies in schools, does not infringe on religious freedoms

Press Release December 13, 2022 (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) is pleased that the BC Court of Appeal (BCCA) has upheld…

AFN FIRST NATIONS-IN-ASSEMBLY PASS RESOLUTIONS BY CONSENSUS ON COMPENSATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

AFN FIRST NATIONS-IN-ASSEMBLY PASS RESOLUTIONS BY CONSENSUS ON COMPENSATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

AFN FIRST NATIONS-IN-ASSEMBLY PASS RESOLUTIONS BY CONSENSUS ON COMPENSATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) announced that First Nations-in-Assembly have passed two crucial…

JFK Law LLP Compensation Comparison Infographic

Press Release This information below provides a high-level comparison of the CHRT compensation orders and the compensation agreement between Canada and the AFN. It does not capture all the nuances…

Native Women’s Association to ask Supreme Court to advance women’s equality rights as it decides jurisdiction of Indigenous child and family services

Press Release December 7, 2022 Ottawa – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) will ask the Supreme Court of Canada to “explicitly advance Indigenous women’s equality” as guaranteed in…

Assembly Of First Nations Will Continue To Fight For First Nations Jurisdiction As Affirmed In An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit And Métis Children, Youth And Families

Assembly Of First Nations Will Continue To Fight For First Nations Jurisdiction As Affirmed In An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit And Métis Children, Youth And Families

Assembly Of First Nations Will Continue To Fight For First Nations Jurisdiction As Affirmed In An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit And Métis Children, Youth And Families December 5, 2022…

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