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: https://indiandayschools.com. 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 – Robert.Winogron@gowlingwlg.com
Mary Thomson – Mary.Thomson@gowlingwlg.com
Jeremy Bouchard – Jeremy.Bouchard@gowlingwlg.com
Brian Crane – Brian.Crane@gowlingwlg.com
Vanessa Lessard (Law Clerk) – Vanessa.Lessard@gowlingwlg.com
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:
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