Canada Reaches $15 Billion Settlement With Indigenous Peoples

OTTAWA—Canada said Tuesday it experienced reached a tentative settlement with indigenous advocates and communities to pay out around $15 billion in compensation to indigenous young children put in a boy or girl-welfare procedure that a quasi-judicial body ruled violated human legal rights.

The enhancement caps a just about 16-12 months authorized battle among advocates for indigenous youngsters and the Canadian govt. It signifies a person of the major money awards a made country has said it would pay members of its indigenous neighborhood.