News Conference – Compensation for Sixties Scoop Survivors

Headline Politics

News Conference – Compensation for Sixties Scoop Survivors

On October 6, 2017, in Ottawa, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett announces an agreement in principle to compensate Indigenous victims who, as children, were placed with non-Indigenous families beginning in the 1960s. Ms. Bennett is accompanied by Chief Marcia Brown Martel, the lead plaintiff in one of the cases brought against the federal government. (no interpretation)