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Canada Reaches $31.5B Settlement Over Treatment of Indigenous Children

The Canadian government on Tuesday announced it had reached an agreement to provide $40 billion CAD ($31.5 billion USD) in compensation to First Nations children who were removed from their families and placed into the welfare system.

"The Government of Canada is pleased to announce that Agreements-in-Principle have been reached on a global resolution related to compensation for those harmed by discriminatory underfunding of First Nations child and family services and to achieve long-term reform of the First Nations Child and Family Services program and Jordan's Principle, to ensure that no child faces discrimination again," Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) said in a statement.

Read the source article at The Hill

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