July 11, 2023
Claimants can submit missing information on claims that were submitted prior to January 13, 2023.
January 14, 2023
The Claims period officially closed.
July 13, 2022
Class Members who were unable to file a claim under the Federal Indian Day School Class Action Settlement by July 13, 2022 can submit a request for an extension. The Extension Request Form and Claim Form should be submitted together to avoid delays in processing by the extension deadline of January 13, 2023.
July 10, 2020
Federal Court appoints Reva E. Devins as the Independent Assessor for the Claims Process.
July 7, 2020
Federal Court appoints Argyle Communications Inc. to assist in the delivery of Notice to Claimants by implementing the Claimant Assistance Program.
January 13, 2020
Implementation of the Settlement. Survivors are now able to submit claims through the Claims Process.
August 19, 2019
Federal Court approves the Settlement.
May 13-15, 2019
Settlement approval hearings took place in Winnipeg, MB.
May 7, 2019
All statements of support and objection forms were filed with the Court.
May 3, 2019
Deadline for Class Members to file objections or statements in support of the settlement.
Lead Plaintiffs and Canada signed a settlement agreement. 60-day notice period begins.
An agreement in principle was reached with Canada.
The case was certified with Gowling WLG appointed as Class Counsel.
After seven years in legal limbo, Mr. McLean engaged Gowling WLG to take over the case.
Garry McLean, original Lead Plaintiff, and others initiated the Federal Indian Day School Class Action.