I don't know about you but I saw this coming - that the Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) in Canada would end with money paid to victims. Canada is first. Will America be next? Or Australia?... Blog Editor TLH
In Largest Settlement in its History, Canada Comes to Agreement in Principle in Child Welfare Lawsuit
NY Times Coverage here
The Canadian government announced Tuesday that it had reached what it called the largest settlement in Canada’s history, paying $31.5 billion to fix the nation’s discriminatory child welfare system and compensate the Indigenous people harmed by it.
Agreement in principle/press release here
For those who were following this case, it involves the First Nations
Child and Family Caring Society, which is led by Cindy Blackstock. The
settlement attempts to reform Child and Family Services and address Jordan’s Principle. This is a major settlement and significant milestone for Native children and families in Canada.
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