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Assessing the historic Indian residential schools litigation and settlement processes

January 17, 2013

Five years later, what have we learned?

TORONTO, ON — Five years after the his­toric agree­ment that set­tled Indi­an Res­i­den­tial Schools cas­es against the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment and church­es, the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to Fac­ul­ty of Law presents an oppor­tu­ni­ty to con­tem­plate what has been accom­plished and what lies ahead in these process­es.

The pub­lic con­fer­ence “Assess­ing the Indi­an Res­i­den­tial Schools Lit­i­ga­tion & Set­tle­ment Processes”will be held on Jan­u­ary 18, 2013 at the Fac­ul­ty of Law.

Chief Phil Fontaine, for­mer Nation­al Chief of the Assem­bly of First Nations, The Hon­ourable Frank Iacobuc­ci, the for­mer Supreme Court of Cana­da jus­tice who led the set­tle­ment process, The Hon­ourable Jus­tice Mur­ray Sin­clair, Chair of the Truth and Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion Com­mis­sion, and many oth­ers involved in this momen­tous agree­ment will join us.

View the full con­fer­ence agen­da here:

What: Assess­ing the His­toric Indi­an Res­i­den­tial Schools Lit­i­ga­tion & Set­tle­ment Process­es Con­fer­ence.

Where: Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to Fac­ul­ty of Law, Flavelle House, 78 Queen’s Park, Ben­nett Lec­ture Hall.

When: Fri­day, Jan­u­ary 18, 2013, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

The con­fer­ence is free, but seat­ing is lim­it­ed.


For more infor­ma­tion, or to RSVP/book inter­views, con­tact:

Lucian­na Cic­co­ciop­po
Fac­ul­ty of Law Direc­tor, Exter­nal Rela­tions
Tel: (416) 946‑0334