FEDERAL INDIAN DAY SCHOOL CLASS ACTION UPDATE — CLAIM FORMS NOW AVAILABLE
The Federal Indian Day School Class Action claim forms are now available starting January 13, 2020. Forms can be found online as “Claim Form” at indiandayschools.com/en/documents.
Class members can also request copies be mailed to them by class counsel Gowling WLG or the Claims Administrator. Copies will be available for the community at the MCA Admin. 1 Building (A-Frame), Kanonhkwa’tsheri:io Health Facility reception desk, Office of Vital Statistics at CIA #3 (pick-up only), Mohawk Government Building #1 and the Aboriginal Rights and Research Office at MG #2. Class members have until July 13, 2022, to complete and submit a claim form for compensation.
For support with filling out the claim form and where to submit it, class members can call the Claims Administrator starting January 13, 2020, at 1-888-221-2898. For free legal support from Gowling WLG call 1-844-539-3815 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Gowling WLG will be conducting claim intake sessions in the near future as scheduling is confirmed for other communities.
Mental health and emotional support available 24/7 through the toll-free Hope for Wellness Help Line (1-855-242-3310 or the online chat at hopeforwellness.ca).