September 29, 2023
ALTHOUGH CANADA POST RECENTLY ISSUED FOUR NEW STAMPS to draw attention to the legacy of residential schools, one of the schools depicted, the Île-à-la-Crosse Residential School at a historical Métis community in Saskatchewan was not included in the 2008 settlement.
The Survivors’ group has filed a proposed class action suit naming Canada and Saskatchewan as defendants, with support from the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan.
To read information about the Île-à-la-Crosse Survivors group, go to www.United4Survivors.ca.
To read more about the lawsuit, go to http://ilealacrosseclassaction.ca/.
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