‘Somehow we became the enemy’: Sixties Scoop survivors say they were kept in the dark about summer court hearings – APTN News

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October 31, 2018

A group of ’60s Scoop survivors say they were left in the dark about a court hearing in New Brunswick involving lawyers’ fees associated with their settlement agreement with Canada and is asking the Federal Court of Appeal to quash the judge’s ruling.

The motion, which has yet to be heard by a three-judge panel, alleges problems with procedure in the settlement and points the finger of blame at three national law firms.

It also alleges that lawyers for Canada knew about it.

“Our case is about due process,” said Jai Singh, the Vancouver lawyer who filed the motion for leave to appeal the process of approving the settlement agreement and legal fees on Oct. 1.

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