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Ottawa to unveil deal on Indigenous little one welfare compensation after pausing enchantment – Nationwide

Ottawa to unveil deal on Indigenous little one welfare compensation after pausing enchantment – Nationwide

An settlement in precept that can see Ottawa pay billions in compensation to First Nations youngsters harmed by an underfunded little one welfare system is ready to be introduced in Ottawa on Tuesday.

Sources have confirmed to The Canadian Press that negotiations reached remaining phases on New 12 months’s Eve, leading to an settlement which will lastly convey an finish to a human rights problem launched 14 years in the past.

READ MORE: Ottawa pausing court docket enchantment filed on Indigenous compensation, will work to strike deal

The case has been a significant sore level in reconciliation efforts with Indigenous folks in Canada, as each the previous and present federal governments spent hundreds of thousands preventing it in court docket.

The battle started in 2007 when the First Nations Kids and Household Caring Society and the Meeting of First Nations filed a human rights grievance.

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READ MORE: Ottawa mustn’t enchantment tribunal order to pay Indigenous youngsters: advocates

Their grievance argued persistent underfunding of kid welfare companies on reserve was discriminatory when in comparison with companies supplied by provincial governments to youngsters off-reserve.

Following a number of unsuccessful court docket challenges and appeals by the previous Conservative authorities, the grievance was heard by the Canadian Human Rights Fee in 2013 and 2014.

In 2016, the tribunal dominated the federal authorities had discriminated towards First Nations youngsters.


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