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Press Statement
CAP Advocates That Sixties Scoop Settlement
Benefit All Indigenous Survivors
October 6, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – National Chief Robert Bertrand of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) welcomes today’s announcement by the Government of Canada regarding the settlement with the Indigenous survivors of the Sixties Scoop. In addition to a maximum of $750M in individual compensation for status Indians and Inuit and $75M in legal fees, the Agreement-In-Principle has committed to $50M towards the establishment of a Foundation to enable change and reconciliation.
However, National Chief Bertrand is disappointed that the settlement does not fully recognize all of CAP’s constituents which includes non-status Indians and Métis. “I would ask the federal government as to what is to happen to those survivors who do not have Indian status or who identify as Métis?” questions Chief Bertrand. “Those countless numbers of children who, in the process of being …

 

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CONGRESS OF ABORIGINAL PEOPLES – 46TH ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Please be advised that the 46th Annual General Assembly of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples will take place on Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd, 2017.

The AGA will take place at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel at 100 Kent Street.

For further information,please contact 613-747-6022 or email at reception@abo-peoples.org

Draft AGA Agenda (Microsoft Word)

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