Canada Offers Compensation to Indigenous Children Taken From Homes - New Delhi Times

New Delhi TimesCanada Offers Compensation to Indigenous Children Taken From HomesNew Delhi TimesCanada's government says it will pay millions of dollars in compensation to indigenous children who were taken from their families decades ago and placed up for adoption. The government said Friday that an estimated 20,000 indigenous children who were ...and more »

Canada to compensate aboriginal children removed from families - The Japan Times

The Japan TimesCanada to compensate aboriginal children removed from familiesThe Japan TimesOTTAWA – Canada will pay up to 750 million Canadian dollars ($598 million) in compensation to thousands of aboriginals who were removed as children from their families decades ago, a top official said Friday, promising to end “a terrible legacy.” The ...and more »

'Years of lost family moments': '60s Scoop survivors say $750M deal isn't enough - The Loop (blog)

'Years of lost family moments': '60s Scoop survivors say $750M deal isn't enoughThe Loop (blog)The federal government has pledged up to $750 million in compensation to Indigenous children affected by the '60s Scoop. But some survivors say the deal doesn't go far enough. Graham Slaughter, CTVNews.ca Writer - Oct 6. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. +.and more »

'Sixties Scoop': Canada agrees to compensate forcibly-adopted indigenous people - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle'Sixties Scoop': Canada agrees to compensate forcibly-adopted indigenous peopleDeutsche WelleCanada has described a deal to compensate thousands of indigenous victims of forced adoptions as a step forward. But some have criticized the move, saying the amount is "disappointing" after decades of forced removals. Survivors of the Sixties Scoop ...and more »

$750M for '60s Scoop survivors to address 'dark and painful chapter' - CTV News

CTV News$750M for '60s Scoop survivors to address 'dark and painful chapter'CTV NewsThe federal government will pay hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation to an estimated 20,000 Indigenous children taken from their families and placed in non-Indigenous homes during a dark chapter of Canadian history known as the '60s Scoop.and more »

Sixties Scoop compensation excludes Métis, non-status Indigenous Peoples - CBC.ca

CBC.caSixties Scoop compensation excludes Métis, non-status Indigenous PeoplesCBC.caAn agreement in principle to directly compensate Sixties Scoop survivors has been reached between the federal government and the plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett announced ...and more »

Sask. '60s Scoop survivor pleased with federal settlement announcement - CTV News

CTV NewsSask. '60s Scoop survivor pleased with federal settlement announcementCTV NewsPerry Boyko looks through the stack of papers he received 10 years ago. They document his birth, and the days that followed. “I was taken from Balcarras hospital when I was three days old,” said Boyko. Boyko was part of what's known as the '60s Scoop, ...and more »

Canada pays indigenous people taken from their homes - Newsday

NewsdayCanada pays indigenous people taken from their homesNewsdaySurrounded by Marcia Brown Martel and "Sixties Scoop" survivors, Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett responds to a question during a news conference on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, Canada, on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Photo Credit: AP ...and more »

Sixties Scoop survivors say settlement, apology a milestone on path to healing - Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg Free PressSixties Scoop survivors say settlement, apology a milestone on path to healingWinnipeg Free PressThree Manitobans affected by the Sixties Scoop from left: Jessica Martens, 21, her mother Priscilla Meeches, 48, and Stewart Garnett, 43. Meeches and Garnett, who are cousins, are both members of Long Plain First Nation and were intercepted in the 60s ...and more »

Government to payout $800M to Indigenous victims - Hi-tech Beacon

Hi-tech BeaconGovernment to payout $800M to Indigenous victimsHi-tech BeaconCrown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett said on Friday the agreement reached in principle will see $750m spent on direct compensation and another $50m spent to fund an Indigenous Healing Foundation with a counselling, healing and ...and more »

Lawyer glad about '60s Scoop compensation, more steps needed - News Talk 650 CKOM

News Talk 650 CKOMLawyer glad about '60s Scoop compensation, more steps neededNews Talk 650 CKOMOttawa announced it will be paying hundreds of millions of dollars to those affected by the '60s scoop, but a Regina lawyer said there is more work to be done. The federal government announced Friday morning it will be paying $800 million to people ...and more »

Class actions remain despite sixties scoop compensation - TheChronicleHerald.ca

TheChronicleHerald.caClass actions remain despite sixties scoop compensationTheChronicleHerald.caThe federal government announced Friday it has come to an agreement in principle with survivors of the Sixties Scoop, providing up to $750-million in compensation, but class action lawsuits remain against a number of provinces, including Nova Scotia.and more »

'All I wanted was to go home': What the Sixties Scoop settlement means to Marcia Brown Martel - CBC.ca

CBC.ca'All I wanted was to go home': What the Sixties Scoop settlement means to Marcia Brown MartelCBC.caChief Marcia Brown Martel, the lead plaintiff in an Ontario class action lawsuit related to the Sixties Scoop, drums out of Centre Block on Parliament Hill on Friday. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press). Listen 6:07 ...and more »

'60s Scoop deal to compensate victims, fund reconciliation foundation - Vernon Morning Star

Vernon Morning Star'60s Scoop deal to compensate victims, fund reconciliation foundationVernon Morning StarChief Marcia Brown Martel sings outside the parliament buildings following a government news conference announcing a compensation package for indigenous victims of the sixties scoop, in Ottawa on Friday, October 6, 2017. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian ...and more »

Putting cap on $800M Sixties Scoop agreement shows feds getting 'smarter' in negotiations: lawyer - National Post

National PostPutting cap on $800M Sixties Scoop agreement shows feds getting 'smarter' in negotiations: lawyerNational PostAn $800-million settlement with Sixties Scoop survivors announced Friday shows the federal government is getting “smarter” in negotiating such agreements, according to a lawyer involved in one of the class-action lawsuits. The settlement, which will ...and more »

Canada to Pay Millions in Indigenous Lawsuit Over Forced Adoptions - New York Times

New York TimesCanada to Pay Millions in Indigenous Lawsuit Over Forced AdoptionsNew York TimesMarcia Brown Martel, the lead plaintiff in the “Sixties Scoop” class action lawsuit, was repeatedly taken away from her reserve, perhaps 10 times, until 1972, when she was adopted by a non-indigeneous family in Southern Ontario. Credit Carlos Osorio ...and more »

Canada to compensate 'Sixties Scoop' victims - Gulf Times

Gulf TimesCanada to compensate 'Sixties Scoop' victimsGulf TimesVeronica Hartfield, the widow of slain Las Vegas officer Charleston Hartfield, and their son Ayzayah, 15, are seen at the vigil for Hartfield. Text Size: A A A. AFP/Ottawa. An estimated 20,000 indigenous children taken from their families starting in ...and more »

Loss of culture, identity hard to compensate, says advocate for Indigenous people - CBC.ca

CBC.caLoss of culture, identity hard to compensate, says advocate for Indigenous peopleCBC.caAn advocate for Indigenous people is questioning whether a fund set up to compensate survivors of the Sixties Scoops is enough to make up for years of suffering, while also warning of another scoop in the making. Marilyn LeFrank, the head of child and ...and more »

The Friday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories - News1130

News1130The Friday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top storiesNews1130Surrounded by Chief Marcia Brown Martel and Sixties Scoop survivors, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Rorthern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett responds to a question during a news conference on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa on Friday, October 6, 2017.and more »

Survivors of '60s Scoop share stories of loss as Ottawa announces compensation - Toronto Star

Toronto StarSurvivors of '60s Scoop share stories of loss as Ottawa announces compensationToronto StarThe federal government announces $800 million in compensation for Indigenous peoples taken from their homes as infants and raised by non-Indigenous families. Chief Marcia Brown Martel sings outside the parliament buildings following a government ...and more »