Sixties Scoop settlement application deadline is end of August

August 30 is the deadline to file an application to be a part of the Sixties Scoop class action settlement.

The settlement includes any registered First Nation person or Inuit who was adopted or made a permanent ward and was placed in the care of non-Indigenous people.

The settlement affects those who were place in care between 1951 and 1991.

Compensation for those affected ranges from $25,000 to $50,000.

An application form is available here and instruction on how to file the application, here.

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