Kivalliq Hall designated as an Indian Residential School

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September 18, 2018
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In another step forward for Inuit Canadians who attended federal residential schools, a court has concluded that Kivalliq Hall, a high school and student residence constructed in Nunavut in the 1980s, was Canada’s joint responsibility and should therefore be added as an institution pursuant to the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement. This means that attendees will be eligible for compensation by the Government of Canada under the Agreement.

Orange Shirt Day

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September 29, 2017
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On Friday, staff and lawyers at Nelligan O’Brien Payne came to work dressed in orange for Orange Shirt Day, in recognition of the harm the residential school system did to thousands of Indigenous children across Canada