People who attended boarding schools

… The applicants are encouraged to check this out Schedule E List of Residential Schools to see if they qualify before submitting an application.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Individuals who attended a Federal Indian Residential School during the day but did not stay overnight (“day students”) are being asked to file $10,000 in compensation by the October 4, 2023 deadline pursuant to the court-approved settlement agreement in the Gottfriedson v. Canada class action lawsuit.

The eligibility criteria must be fully understood before applying. To be eligible, the day student must have attended one of the listed schools Schedule E List of Residential Schools, on the given dates. Declaring years of participation other than the eligibility dates listed in Appendix E means that applications are automatically ineligible. Before submitting a form, applicants should consult the list on the page https://www.justicefordayscholars.com/fr/listes-des-ecoles/ and answer a few questions:

  • First, have you attended any of the schools listed in Appendix E?
  • Second, if your school is on the list, did you visit during the dates on the list?
  • Third, if you are making an application on behalf of a deceased relative, died on or after May 30, 2005, and you are an estate agent (executor/administrator/trustee/liquidator) or, if no one is deceased, the primary heir of the deceased external students?

If the answers to these questions are “YES”, the student may be eligible for compensation and will need to fill out an application form…

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