Individuals who attended Federal Indian Residential Schools

… plaintiff are encouraged to check this out Schedule E Indian Residential Schools List to see if they are eligible before submitting a claim.

by Waddell Phillips, class counselor in the Indian Residential Schools Day Scholars class action lawsuit

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Individuals who attended a Federal Indian Residential School during the day but did not sleep there overnight (“Day Scholars”) are encouraged to file a claim for compensation of up to $10,000 as of October 4, 2023 pursuant to a court-approved settlement agreement in the Gottfriedson v. Canada class action lawsuit.

It is important to understand the eligibility criteria before applying. To be eligible, the day grantee must have attended one of the listed schools Schedule E Indian Residential Schools List, on the specified dates. Providing years of participation outside of Schedule E eligibility dates will automatically render applications ineligible. Before submitting a form, applicants must review the list below http://www.justicefordayscholars.com/schools-lists/ and answer a few questions:

  • First, have you attended any of the schools on List E?
  • Second, if your school is on the list, did you visit during the dates given on the list?
  • Third, if you are applying for a deceased loved one died on or after May 30, 2005 and you are an agent of the estate (executor/administrator/trustee/liquidator) or, if none has been appointed, the deceased Day Scholar’s Top Priority Legacy?

If the answers to these questions are YES, the day grantee may be eligible for compensation and should fill out an application form.

The quickest and most efficient way to submit a claim is online – it is submitted automatically and reduces the likelihood of missing important information which could delay processing. Application forms can be completed and submitted online at http://www.dayscholarsclaims.com/.

Paper versions of the application forms can be requested from…

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