Class Action Lawsuit for Indian Residential Schools

Class Action Lawsuit for Indian Residential Schools

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Three class-action lawsuits related to Indian Residential Schools are currently underway:

  1. The first lawsuit is for 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗦𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝘄𝗵𝗼 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗱 𝗶𝗻 𝗮 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹 𝗗𝗼𝗿𝗺 during certain years. Please note, the settlement for this case concluded in 2012.
  2. The second lawsuit involves 𝗗𝗮𝘆 𝗦𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀. These students faced varying levels of abuse and received payouts exceeding $100,000. The claim period officially ended on July 13, 2022, but was extended until January 13, 2023. Payouts and administrative reviews for this case are still ongoing.
  3. The third lawsuit pertains to 𝗗𝗮𝘆 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗮𝗿𝘀, with a deadline for claims set for October 4, 2023. If you or your estate attended the day school listed on the official website, you may be eligible for a payout of $10,000.

For further information or assistance, please refer to the dates posted on the official website or contact 𝗝𝗲𝗮𝗻𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗲 𝗪𝗶𝗹𝗱𝗺𝗮𝗻 at 403-881-2799.

Residential School Children Tribute Ceremony

Tribute for Residential School Survivors

To honour and give respect to Morley Residential School survivors and those recently discovered in unmarked graves across the country.

Ceremony August 30
Pipe ceremony and smudge, starting at 12:30 pm
Welcome and speeches start at 1pm
Morley High School, southside (site of the former residential school)

Image credit: Andy Everson of the K’ómoks First Nation