Canada reaches C$40bn compensation agreement to reform Indigenous welfare – video

Canada has reached an in-principle agreement totalling C$4bn (US$31.bn) to compensate First Nations children who were taken from their families and put into the welfare system, a major step toward reconciliation with the country’s Indigenous people. David Sterns, a lawyer representing the plaintiffs, dicho: ‘This settlement is the largest class action settlement in Canadian history and it is believed to be one of the largest anywhere in the world.The agreement includes C$2bn for potentially hundreds of thousands of First Nations children who were removed from their families. Another C$2bn is to reform the system over the next five years

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