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Under the Indian Act, property of a registered Indian situated on a reserve is exempt from seizure. A consumer learned the lesson the hard way. But this protection also has perverse effects for Aboriginal people. David Schulze is quoted.
Ottawa went to court seeking to stop the reopening of rejected cases
A British Columbia Supreme Court justice ruled Wednesday that new evidence of abuse was not enough to reopen rejected Indian residential school compensation claims.
Ottawa has gone to court to stop reopening of more residential school cases while Survivors from an Indian residential school that used a homemade electric chair for punishment want the federal government to enter into mediation to settle their claims.
According to a government website, ‘Detailed instructions about how to apply for Indian status under Bill S-3 will be posted on this website in the coming weeks’.