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

November 28, 2022

The Federal Court issued an order referring the Assembly of First Nations' application for judicial review for case management. 

November 4, 2022

Attorney General of Quebec and Attorney General of Canada's responses to the October 21 facta submitted by British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Northwest Territories. 

November 4, 2022

Attorney General of Quebec and Attorney General of Canada's responses to the October 21 facta submitted by British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Northwest Territories. 

October 25, 2022

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has provided a letter-decision with reasons to follow on the Compensation Final Settlement Agreement.

October 21, 2022

The AFN provides reply submissions on the CHRT questions regarding the Compensation Final Settlement Agreement. 

The Attorney Generals of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Northwest Territories provide factums to the Supreme Court of Canada in relation to Bill C-92: An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families. 

October 14, 2022

Federal Court of Appeal orders that Canada's appeal of the Federal Court's September 29, 2021 order on compensation will continue to be held in abeyance until the earliest of January 30, 2023 and the date 45 days following the release of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal's decision on the compensation final settlement agreement. 

The Caring Society makes submissions to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal pursuant to the Tribunal's September 21, 2022 and October 12, 2022 directions and in response to the September 28, 2022 submissions of the Assembly of First Nations, Attorney General of Canada, Chiefs of Ontario and Nishnawbe Aski Nation.

October 11, 2022

Affidavit #7 of Doreen Navarro, legal assistant for counsel for the Caring Society. 

October 7, 2022

The Supreme Court of Canada provides an order granting intervenor status to 31 parties in reference to the Court of Appeal of Quebec in relation with Bill C-92 An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families