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$1.1B class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of former ‘Indian hospital’ patients

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Ann Hardy, the representative plaintiff, alleges she is among those Indigenous victims of sexual abuse.

Lawsuit focuses on alleged ‘horrific treatment’ at 29 segregated hospitals across Canada

By Lauren Pelley, CBC News, Jan 30, 2018

Two Canadian law firms have filed a $1.1-billion class-action lawsuit on behalf of former patients of government-run “Indian hospitals,” which comprised a decades-long segregated health care system now marred by allegations of widespread mistreatment and abuse, CBC News has learned. Read the rest of this entry

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