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Keeping you updated with the status of the Day Scholars class action
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Watch the residential schools day scholar class action

The Settlement Approval Hearing will start on September 7 at 9:30 a.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) and may run for several days.


September 7th settlement approval hearing

For Survivor and Descendant Class Members, you have the right to participate in the settlement approval process, including appearing at the settlement approval hearing to tell the court what you think about the proposed settlement. We have an update on how to do this.


Residential schools day scholars survivor and descendant settlement agreement reached with Canada

The Representative Plaintiffs in the class action of Gottfriedson v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada are pleased to announce that they have signed a settlement agreement with Canada on behalf of Day Scholars and their children.


Day scholar update, February 2020

There is no Settlement! The Day Scholar Certified Class Action lawsuit is in the process of going to trial in 2021. Currently we are immersed in trial preparation. It is vital that the continuation and engagement of the advancement to obtain a fair & just settlement for our day scholars’ the 1 st generation descendants […]


Day Scholars still left out in the cold: Survivors urge Canada to provide fair compensation to Day Scholars now

August 20, 2019 Kamloops, BC – Day Scholars are reacting to yesterday’s news about the court approval of Canada’s Indian Day Schools class-action settlement agreement by questioning why Canada continues to refuse to resolve a similar class action lawsuit brought on behalf of Day Scholars who attended Indian Residential Schools. “Day Scholars” are individuals who […]