Residential school records to be destroyed - Winnipeg Free Press

The director of the Winnipeg-based National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation said it is getting the word out to survivors of residential school abuse: if they want their detailed records preserved, they need to say so, or the documents will be ...

Records of residential school abuses can one day be destroyed: top court - TheRecord.com

Ivan Bomberry gives tours of the Mohawk Institute, a former residential school in Brantford, to students from area schools in grades 6 and up. The building housed 185 children boys and girls ages 4- 16 years until 1950. It is the last residential ...

Indigenous peoples can decide fate of residential-school settlement records, Supreme Court rules - The Globe and Mail

Survivors of Canada's residential schools for Indigenous people can destroy records of their "monstrous" abuse if they wish, because that is what the federal government promised them, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled unanimously on Friday. The records ...

Victims' privacy overrides federal government's wish to preserve residential school records, Supreme Court rules - Toronto Star

The top court upheld a lower-court ruling that said the material should be destroyed after 15 years, though individuals can agree to have their stories preserved at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation in Winnipeg. The unanimous high court ...

UPDATED: IAP records to be destroyed after 15 years unless claimants consent to archiving: Supreme Court - The Lawyer's Daily

The Supreme Court has affirmed 7-0 that the more than 37,000 former students of Indian residential schools who claimed compensation from Ottawa for historic physical and sexual abuse are entitled to decide whether their personal records created during ...

Sask. lawyer at centre of massive effort to contact 37000 residential school survivors after court ruling - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Sask. lawyer at centre of massive effort to contact 37,000 residential school survivors after court ruling. More. A Saskatoon lawyer will be at the centre of a massive effort to ask 37,000 residential school survivors if they want their records preserved.

Colby Cosh: The Supreme Court ordering official records destroyed?! Actually, good call - National Post

It is worth saying this about the Supreme Court's Thursday decision in the case of Canada v. Fontaine: it hurts. Commission chairman Justice Murray Sinclair, centre, and fellow commissioners Marie Wilson, right, and Wilton Littlechild discuss the ...

IAP records to be destroyed after 15 years unless claimants consent to archiving: SCC - The Lawyer's Daily

The Supreme Court of Canada has ordered the eventual destruction of the “acutely sensitive” personal records of more than 37,000 former residential school students who claimed compensation for historic physical and sexual abuse using the confidential ...

Records documenting residential school abuses can one day be destroyed: court - Sudbury.com

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says records detailing the abuse of former residential school students can eventually be destroyed. 0. 1 h by: Canadian Press. OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says records detailing the abuse of former ...

The documents on the aboriginal residential schools may be destroyed - The Sherbrooke Times

Ottawa — The supreme Court of Canada affirms that the documents detailing the assaults suffered by former students of aboriginal residential schools may be destroyed. The unanimous decision of the highest court in the land clarifies this issue, one ...

SCC: Residential Schools Settlement Agreement records may be destroyed - CBA National (blog)

In Canada v. Fontaine, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that files on individual residential school survivors may be destroyed. What the dispute was about: The Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, implemented over a decade ago, settled ...

Indigenous residential school records can be destroyed, Supreme Court rules - CBC.ca

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that thousands of sensitive records pertaining to abuses at Indigenous residential schools are confidential and should be destroyed. In a unanimous decision released Friday, the top court said the collection of ...

Records documenting residential school abuses to be destroyed as early as 2019 - Todayville.com

OTTAWA — Some of the records detailing painful abuses suffered by residential school students will be destroyed as soon as two years from now following a Supreme Court ruling that settles the documentation's fate. The 7-0 high court ruling released ...

Legal Feeds on October 6, 2017 - Canadian Lawyer Magazine

SCC rules residential school survivors' testimony should be kept private The Supreme Court of Canada ruled testimony of residential school survivors must be kept private. The Supreme Court of Canada has found that records of the sensitive testimony of ...