Human Rights Tribunal says $20 billion settlement for child welfare discrimination excludes some victims
Human Rights Tribunal says $20 billion settlement for child welfare discrimination excludes some victims

By Shari Narine  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter   The final settlement agreement for a $40 billion settlement to compensate children and families discriminated against in the delivery of child welfare services on reserve and to bring about systemic changes in those areas may be historic, but it’s not good enough.t. In a 16-page decision released by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) Oct. 25, the panel ruled that the final settlement agreement (FSA) is “outstanding in many ways” but falls short in meeting the orders set out by the CHRT previously. “The Tribunal was open to adding people which is exactly what the FSA does and on this point the Tribunal is very pleased. However, the Tribunal never envisioned disentitling the victims who have already been recognized before the Tribunal through

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