I am a Witness: Tribunal Timeline & Documents
The timeline below chronicles the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal case on inequitable funding for First Nations child welfare, which the Tribunal ruled amounts to discrimination.
View the pre-Tribunal timeline for a history of First Nations child and family services funding leading up the case.
Canada's response to the Tribunal's August 21, 2023 correspondence requesting an additional report with further details regarding Canada's reports filed on May 10, 2023 and June 12, 2023. This response describes the steps that Canada has taken to date regarding the long-term reform of the FNCFS Program and the implementation of Jordan's Principle.
Canada opposes the Caring Society's motion for leave to intervene in the Federal Court of Appeal case A-95-23, between the Attorney General of Canada and Gilbert Dominqiue (on behalf of Pekuakamiulnuatsh First Nation) and the Canadian Human Rights Commission.
Brief of the Respondent, the Government of Manitoba, regarding a complaint by Harriet Sumner-Pruden and Alfred “Dewey” Pruden against The Government of Manitoba alleging a breach of section 13 of The Human Rights Code (CI 20-01-28360).
Affidavit of Cindy Blackstock regarding Federal Court of Appeal Case A-95-23, between the Attorney General of Canada and Gilbert Dominqiue (on behalf of Pekuakamiulnuatsh First Nation) and the Canadian Human Rights Commission.
The Caring Society sought leave to intervene in this appeal, given its implications for First Nations children and families accessing supports through Jordan's Principle.
The Federal Court officially orders an opt-out date of October 6, 2023 extending the deadline from August 23, 2023.
The Tribunal issues a letter-decision with reasons to follow regarding the Revised Final Settlement Agreement on compensation.
Written submissions from the Interested Party, Chiefs of Ontario, to the Tribunal regarding the Final Settlement Agreement on Compensation.
Canadian Human Rights Commission submission to the Tribunal regarding the revised Final Settlement Agreement on compensation.
The Caring Society, Canada, and the AFN's written submissions to the Tribunal seeking its endorsement of the revised Final Settlement Agreement signed April 19, 2023.
The Parties (the AFN, the Caring Society, and Canada) filed a joint notice of motion affirming that the revised Final Settlement Agreement on compensation fully satisfies the Tribunal's orders on compensation. The submission also contains four affidavits supporting the joint motion.