NEWSLETTER ON THE FNQLHSSC




  • Public service announcement regarding people who presented a claim for compensation under the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement
Mar 13, 2019

According to the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, people who filed a claim for compensation under the Independent Assessment Process (IAP) for compensation claims relating to allegations of abuse experienced in Indian residential schools, or the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process for abuse experienced in Indian residential schools, can choose to have their records preserved by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) for the purposes of history, public education and research.

If you filed a claim for compensation under the IAP or the ADR, you have four options:

1. Do nothing

  • Your records will remain confidential and will be destroyed on September 19, 2027.

2. Get your records

  • Get a copy for yourself to keep or share with other

3. Preserve your records

  • Preserve your records for history, public education and research.

4. Get and preserve your records

  • Get a copy of your records for yourself and authorize the NCTR to preserve your records for history, public education and research.

 

For more information or to make a request, please visit the My Records, My Choice page on the website of the Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat, located at http://myrecordsmychoice.ca/index-eng.php.