'And Then the Pope Died' – The Timeline for How Canada Reached a Settlement Agreement on Indian Residential Schools
98 Pages Posted: 5 Jul 2017 Last revised: 29 Nov 2021
Date Written: November 25, 2021
How did Canada and the churches finally agree to a settlement agreement on Indian residential schools? What events led to this momentous achievement in Canadian history? This paper tells the history of many factors and events that finally resulted in the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement.
Keywords: Canada, indigenous, history, Indian Residential Schools, tort law, class actions, settlement agreements, legal history, Canadian history, indigenous history, indigenous rights, child abuse, survivors, education, limitation periods, vicarious liability, damages
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