Sixties Scoop survivors in Montreal eager for answers as information session approaches – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201984 Views

Claim administrator Collectiva holding sessions across Canada until June

Jan 11, 2019

Sixties Scoop survivors living in Quebec hope an upcoming information session will help shed light on Canada’s settlement agreement with First Nations and Inuit children who were removed from their homes and lost their cultural identities as a result.

The $875 million settlement agreement set aside $750 million for all status First Nations and Inuit children placed into foster care or adopted by a non-Indigenous parent between 1951 and 1991.

The sessions, which are open to Sixties Scoop survivors, their families, and advocates, started in December in Vancouver and continue across the country until April 8 in Iqaluit. The only one planned for Quebec takes place Jan. 15 in Montreal.

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