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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’.
Ottawa to argue in B.C. on Friday (December 1st, 2017) that survivors don’t have a right to ‘procedural fairness’ in IAP hearings. David Schulze is quoted as lawyer for Independent Counsel.