Trial of residential schools class action pauses for talks in surprise development
ST. JOHN’S, Feb. 1, 2016 – Today a joint application by lawyers for the Plaintiffs and for Canada for a thirty day adjournment was made before Justice Robert Stack of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador. The application for the adjournment was granted.
The parties intend to enter into fact finding discussions during this time.
The trial will recommence on February 29, 2016.
The parties have agreed not to comment publicly while discussions take place.
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