Dear friends, Based on what we continue to learn about the proposed settlement, we have decided it is our responsibility to ensure that all survivors have as much information as possible to make informed decisions about the settlement, to know the difference between objecting and […]
Dear Sixties Scoop Survivors:
I am so pleased we are where we are. Now, we are going forward with the settlement discussions and also, at the same time, the continuation of our case for financial compensation.
I want to make clear that I, as your representative plaintiff from the very beginning, back in February of 2009, will not settle without settlement including all persons who are the survivors of the Sixties Scoop. “All persons” means that it does not matter whether you were, or were not, living on the reserve when you were removed, or you were removed before 1965, or that you are not a status “Indian”. Survivors, for the purpose of settlement, includes all aboriginals who suffered harm as a result of the Sixties Scoop. (more…)
Dear Chief Day, Thank you for your recent statement “This decision will now set a precedent for others across the country seeking solace and justice. We know that much more healing needs to take place not only for the survivors, but for their children and […]
National Indigenous Survivors of Child Welfare Network 1805-440 Gloucester Street Ottawa, ON K1R 7T8 www.indigenousadoptee.com firstname.lastname@example.org February 19 2017 The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, P.C., M.P. Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Dear Minister: […]