Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Deceased residential school survivor's compensation claim overturned for lack of signature


January 9, 2019

The body overseeing the compensation process for the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement has overturned an award to the family of a deceased residential school survivor because the claim application did not have his signature.

The Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat oversees the Independent Assessment Process (IAP) for compensation for specific claims of physical abuse, sexual abuse, and other wrongful acts that caused serious psychological harms to former students.


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