Notice to Day School Survivors

Notice to Day School Survivors

This information is available in Cree and Dene.

The Claims process for compensation under the “Indian Day Schools Settlement Agreement” will open on January 13, 2020. If you wish to make a claim for compensation under the settlement agreement, you will need to complete and submit the correct form. A copy of the settlement agreement and other information can be found at the following website: You may register through the site to receive information directly about the settlement process, and the Claim form will be posted on the site on January 13, 2020.

If you qualify for compensation under the settlement agreement, you are to receive your compensation without any deductions for legal fees or disbursements.

If you need assistance to complete your Claim form or to make your claim, class action legal counsel will assist you without any cost to you.

There is a toll-free number you can call to receive information about the Settlement Agreement and the claims process: 1 (888) 221-2898

Class action legal counsel can be contacted at the above phone number or at:

Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP

160 Elgin Street, Suite 2600

Ottawa, ON K1P 1C3


The names and contact information for the lawyers/staff are:

Robert Winogron                      

Mary Thomson                         

Jeremy Bouchard                     

Brian Crane                              

Vanessa Lessard (Law Clerk)  


You can choose to have another lawyer assist you. If you have another lawyer assist you, they cannot charge you any fees or disbursements until they apply for and receive the approval of the Federal Court.

For further information regarding lawyers or legal fees in relation to the settlement agreement:

Valerie Payne

Director of Professional Responsibility

The Law Society of Saskatchewan

1100 – 2002 Victoria AVE

Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 0R7

Ph: 306-569-8242 (Regina) 

Toll Free:  1-833-733-0133