Indian Day School Class Action — Notice of Settlement Approval

If you attended a Federal Indian Day School or Federal Day School, this notice may affect your legal rights. Please read it carefully.

The Federal Court authorized this Notice. This is not a solicitation from a lawyer.

On August 19, 2019, the Federal Court approved a Canada-wide out-of-court settlement between the Government of Canada (“Canada”) and Class Members in relation to Canada’s funding, control, and management
of Federal Indian Day Schools and Federal Day Schools (“Day Schools”). As part of the settlement, Canada will provide compensation to eligible Members of the Survivor Class.

The legal action, McLean v Canada (Court File No. T-2169-16), sought damages from Canada for harms suffered by students who attended a Day School. The legal action was certified as a class proceeding by the Federal Court on June 21, 2018. The Settlement Approval Hearing took place on May 13th, 14th, & 15th, 2019 at the Federal Court in Winnipeg, MB.

Download the Notice of Settlement Approval (short) here.

Download the Notice of Settlement Approval (long) here.

For more information, visit www.IndianDaySchools.com, email dayschools@gowlingwlg.com, or call toll-free 1-844-539-3815.

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