Canada will pay indigenous people nearly $600M over forced adoptions - New York Post

New York PostCanada will pay indigenous people nearly $600M over forced adoptionsNew York PostA giant Coast Salish Puppet towers above thousands of people participating in the Walk for Reconciliation in Vancouver, B.C., on Sept. 24. AP. TORONTO — The Canadian government has agreed to pay compensation to indigenous people who were taken ...and more »

Survivors of '60s Scoop share stories of loss as Ottawa announces compensation - TheSpec.com

TheSpec.comSurvivors of '60s Scoop share stories of loss as Ottawa announces compensationTheSpec.comChief Marcia Brown Martel sings outside the parliament buildings following a government news conference announcing a compensation package for Indigenous victims of the '60s scoop, in Ottawa. - Adrian Wyld,The Canadian Press. OTTAWA — Priscilla ...and more »

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

National PostPutting cap on $800 million Sixties Scoop agreement shows feds are 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 - Times Colonist

Times ColonistThe Friday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top storiesTimes ColonistSurrounded 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 »

'A small step': Ottawa Sixties Scoop survivors on federal settlement - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Yahoo News Canada (blog)'A small step': Ottawa Sixties Scoop survivors on federal settlementYahoo News Canada (blog)Sixties Scoop survivors in Ottawa are speaking out about the federal government's announcement of a settlement for those who endured a child welfare program that saw thousands of Indigenous youth adopted out of their communities and put into ...and more »

NAN responds to Sixties Scoop compensation deal - Tbnewswatch.com

Tbnewswatch.comNAN responds to Sixties Scoop compensation dealTbnewswatch.comThe Nishnawbe Aski Nation is welcoming the announcement of a settlement between the federal government and Indigenous people affected by the so-called Sixties Scoop. Thousands of Indigenous children were taken from their families and placed in ...and more »

Canada to pay $875M to settle 'Sixties Scoop' lawsuits - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencyCanada to pay $875M to settle 'Sixties Scoop' lawsuitsAnadolu AgencyCanada will pay almost $900 million to settle lawsuits filed by indigenous people who were taken from their families as children and adopted by predominately white people, the government said Friday. “Today I am pleased to announce that an agreement ...and more »

'60s Scoop class action lawyer wants provincial governments to step up after federal payout - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Saskatoon StarPhoenix'60s Scoop class action lawyer wants provincial governments to step up after federal payoutSaskatoon StarPhoenixTony Merchant says the provinces should step up after a $750 million settlement from the federal government related to the '60s Scoop. Share Adjust Comment Print. A class action lawyer representing thousands of plaintiffs affected by the '60s Scoop is ...and more »

Alberta '60s Scoop survivors say settlement a good start, but some families still torn apart - Globalnews.ca

Globalnews.caAlberta '60s Scoop survivors say settlement a good start, but some families still torn apartGlobalnews.caChief Marcia Brown Martel touches her drum as Crown-Indigenous Relations and Rorthern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett responds to a question during a news conference on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. THE CANADIAN ...and more »

Canada settles with indigenous 'Sixties Scoop' victims - BBC News

BBC NewsCanada settles with indigenous 'Sixties Scoop' victimsBBC NewsCanada has reached a reached a major settlement with indigenous victims of the so-called Sixties Scoop. The federal government has announced a payout of C$800m ($635m; £488m) to some 20,000 victims. Starting in the 1960s, child welfare agencies ...and more »

Canada to compensate indigenous children taken from families - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanCanada to compensate indigenous children taken from familiesGeo News, PakistanA group of aboriginal children sit with a nun in 1940 at a residential school in Canada, a system that attempted to eradicate indigenous culture and assimilate First Nations Children. Photo: REUTERS. OTTAWA: An estimated 20,000 indigenous children ...and more »

60s Scoop settlement met with anger, confusion - APTN News

APTN News60s Scoop settlement met with anger, confusionAPTN News“Government is getting off on the cheap,” said Ernie Crey, a chief of the Sto:lo Nation in B.C. “It should have been in the billions.” The settlement announced Friday morning in Ottawa is capped at $800 million. It applies only to treaty and status ...and more »

'60s Scoop deal to compensate victims, fund reconciliation foundation - 680 News

680 News'60s Scoop deal to compensate victims, fund reconciliation foundation680 NewsChief 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. THE CANADIAN ...and more »

Canada to compensate aboriginal children removed from families - Reuters Canada

Reuters CanadaCanada to compensate aboriginal children removed from familiesReuters CanadaA group of female students and a nun pose in a classroom at Cross Lake Indian Residential School in Cross Lake, Manitoba, February 1940. REUTERS/Library and Archives Canada. OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will pay up to C$750 million ($598 million) in ...and more »

Sixties Scoop: Government to give $800 million to aboriginals - Radio Canada International

Radio Canada InternationalSixties Scoop: Government to give $800 million to aboriginalsRadio Canada International“The Sixties Scoop was a dark painful chapter in Canada's history. The survivors have identified the loss of language and culture, and therefore their identity, as the greatest harm. The creation of a foundation will directly address the need for ...and more »

'You can't buy back culture': '60s Scoop survivors respond to $750M deal - CTV News

CTV News'You can't buy back culture': '60s Scoop survivors respond to $750M dealCTV 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 survivor hopes federal settlement leads to healing - CBC.ca

CBC.caSixties Scoop survivor hopes federal settlement leads to healingCBC.caA Saskatchewan survivor says the federal government's settlement with Indigenous survivors of the Sixties Scoop — the details of which are expected Friday morning — has provoked mixed reactions within herself. Ottawa announces $800M settlement with ...and more »