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Ottawa admits it's 'wrongdoer' as judge prepares ruling on compensating First Nations children


November 27, 2019

Federal Court Justice Paul Favel said Tuesday he would soon issue a ruling on a federal government motion that is part of a two-phase legal strategy to quash a human rights tribunal ruling ordering compensation for First Nations children apprehended through the on-reserve child welfare system.

Favel said he would issue the ruling "very quickly" on a federal government motion to stay — or pause the order — until the same court rules on a related application filed by Justice Canada lawyers for a judicial review aimed at quashing the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal's ruling.


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