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Frequently Asked Questions—Federal Indian Day Schools

  • Can I find records at Library and Archives Canada that prove my attendance at an Indian Day School, as part of the Indian Day School Class Action Settlement?

    Library and Archives Canada has records about Indian Day Schools, but most of these records do not prove attendance at the schools.

    Consult the Indian Day School Class Counsel website for information about what is required to make a claim, including details on how to provide a sworn declaration.

  • How long will it take to receive the records I requested for the Indian Day School Class Action Settlement?

    LAC is prioritizing all ATIP requests related to the Indian Day School Class Action Settlement, but may not be able to complete all requests in time for the claim deadline of July 13, 2022.

    You can still submit your claim in time by completing the Sworn Declaration in Part 6 (page 12) of the Claim Form.

    Consult the Help and Support section of the Indian Day School Class Counsel website for more information. You can also call the Class Action Administrator, at 1-888-221-2898, for any questions about the form or the process.

Frequently Asked Questions—General Information



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