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Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement

on August 28, 2019

Dissatisfied with the Canadian government’s failure to uphold its promises to address the effects of residential schools, the AFN initiated the largest class action lawsuit in Canada’s history. The class action led to the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement (IRSSA), which included an initial fund of over $1.9 billion and the creation of the Independent Assessment Process (IAP), designed to provide individualized compensation to survivors.

http://www.residentialschoolsettlement.ca/settlement.html

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