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    Dubé and Jonah v. Attorney General of Canada

    Aboriginal federal day schools

    This class action seeks to compensate people who attended aboriginal federal day schools in the province of Quebec, as well as their family members for the psychological, physical and sexual abuse they suffered while these schools were administered by Canadian government. The lawsuit also seeks punitive damages on behalf of class members.

     

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    On May 10, 2019, the plaintiffs, represented by Dionne Schulze and Trudel Johnston & Lespérance, filed a motion to institute a class action against the Attorney General of Canada, which represents the Canadian government.

     

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    You might be a member of this class action if you fit into one of these two categories:

    You attended an aboriginal federal day school in the province of Quebec;

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    You are the spouse, common-law partner, brother, sister, child or grandchild of a person who attended an aboriginal federal day school in the province of Quebec or the spouse or common-law partner of the brother, sister, child or grandchild of a person who attended an aboriginal federal day school in the province of Quebec.

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