Residential school survivors to be compensated

March 13, 2018 - News

Two hundred and forty former residential school students who suffered abuse at the hands of other students will receive compensation from the federal government. Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett, speaks during a press conference, as Minister of Indigenous Services Jane Philpott, left, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould, and Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Jean-Yves Duclos look on, in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Bennett today says the government is embarking on a negotiated settlement with these students who she says may not have received fair compensation under the previous process. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Students abused by other students at residential schools to be compensated: Bennett

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