I am a Witness: Tribunal Timeline and 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. 

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2022

September 20, 2022

Cindy Blackstock issues a statement on the Compensation Final Settlement Agreement. 

September 15, 2022

The Caring Society's statement regarding the AFN/Canada Compensation Final Settlement Agreement Motion. 

September 14, 2022

Replies of the Attorney General of Canada and Assembly of First Nations (AFN) regarding the Compensation Final Settlement Agreement.

September 13, 2022

The Federal Court provides direction to AFN and the parties regarding hearing dates on compensation. 

AFN writes to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal regarding AFN Counsel on the Motion on Compensation Final Settlement Agreement.

September 9, 2022

Dr. Cindy Blackstock's responses to AFN's Cross Examination questions on the Compensation Final Settlement Agreement. Parties make submissions to the Tribunal regarding the Compensation FSA, including the Caring Society. 

September 8, 2022

AFN's Cross Examination Questions for Dr. Cindy Blackstock regarding Compensation Final Settlement Agreement.

September 7, 2022

Caring Society's Motion Record and Book of Authorities to the Federal Court regarding the Compensation Final Settlement Agreement.

September 2, 2022

The Tribunal grants the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) interested party status.

September 1, 2022

The Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy (IFSD) final report on Jordan’s Principle to support negotiations on long-term reform and to determine whether substantive equality is being achieved. 

August 30, 2022

Dr. Cindy Blackstock's affidavit filed to the Tribunal regarding the AFN's motion on the Compensation Final Settlement Agreement, accompanied by the Caring Society's letter to the Tribunal.

The Tribunal grants FSIN Limited Interested Party status on the AFN's motion on the Compensation Final Settlement Agreement.