Judge upholds human rights compensation order for First Nations children

Canada has lost every battle so far in 14-year-old court fight that isn’t over yet.

The Federal Court has upheld a trailblazing Canadian Human Rights Tribunal order requiring Ottawa to pay potentially billions of dollars to thousands of First Nations kids and families who suffered discrimination by the state.

Justice Paul Favel also upheld a separate tribunal order that said the federal government must consider some non-status First Nations kids eligible for the Jordan’s Principle program. To learn more click here.

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Updated: October 6, 2021 — 7:51 pm
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