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Update For Your Information from LSLIRC


Federal Indian Day School & Indian Residential Schools Day Scholars


In an effort to clarify information regarding the two Class Action Lawsuits that are currently accepting claims - this information has been taken from their respective websites.


Federal Indian Day School Class Action:

  • To be eligible for compensation in this Settlement, individuals must have attended one of the identified Federal Indian Day Schools or Federal Day Schools during specific eligible class periods listed on the List of Federal Day Schools (Schedule K).

  • While family members are not eligible to receive direct compensation, the representative of the estate (executor, administrator, or trustee) of a late Claimant who died on or after July 31, 2007 can file a claim on behalf of the deceased. If the deceased Claimant had no will (naming an executor), then a representative will need to be appointed. This process will depend on whether the deceased Claimant ordinarily resided on reserve or off reserve.

  • For more information you can go to website: www.indiandayschools.com

  • Or contact: Claims Administrator:1-888-221-2898

  • Or contact Class Counsel:1-844-539-3815

  • Deadline to submit a claim: July 13, 2022


Indian Residential Schools Day Scholars Class Action:

  • A Day Scholar is a person who attended an Indian Residential School as a student during the day only, but did not sleep there at night.

  • All Day Scholars who attended an Indian Residential School during the day only, for part of, or all of a school year, are included in this Settlement. These students are called Survivor Class Members. To be eligible for compensation as a Survivor Class Member, the Claimant must have attended at least one of the identified Indian Residential Schools, during the day, at the time that it was operated and/or controlled by Canada. For a list of Indian Residential Schools that had or might have had Day Scholars, please see Schedule E

  • While family members are not eligible to receive direct compensation, The deceased Day Scholar’s legally appointed estate Executor/ Administrator/ Trustee/ Liquidator; or in cases where there is no legally appointed estate Executor/ Administrator/ Trustee/ Liquidator, the highest priority living heir of the deceased Day Scholar who died on or after May 30, 2005 can file a claim on behalf of the deceased.

  • For more information you can go to the website: www.justicefordayscholars.com

  • Or contact Claims Administrator: 1-877-877-5786

  • Or contact Class Counsel: 1-888-222-6845

  • Deadline to submit a claim: October 4, 2023


If you are a member of Kapawe'no, Sucker Creek, Driftpile, or Sawridge and require further assistance with your claim forms you can contact Nancy Chalifoux - Resolution Health Support Worker directly at 780-536-7537

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