On August 26, 2021, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal issued a letter-decision to clarify and reinforce previous rulings for the purpose of ongoing negotiations and communication between all the parties. The CHRT confirms that funding of buildings and additional capital assets that support the delivery of FNCFS and Jordan’s Principle programs and prevention services must be provided to FNCFS agencies, including small agencies and First Nations. This letter-decision serves as a precursor to a larger order accompanied by reasons.
2021 CHRT 12 March 17, 2021. Tribunal approves a consent order regarding non-Agency Communities providing child and family services.
2021 CHRT 7 February 12, 2021. Tribunal releases ruling 2021 CHRT 7 “Framework for the Payment of Compensation under 2019 CHRT 39
2021 CHRT 6 February 11, 2021. Tribunal releases ruling 2021 CHRT 6 “Compensation Process Ruling on Four Outstanding Issues in Order to Finalize the Draft Compensation Framework“
2020 CHRT 15 May 28, 2020. The Tribunal rules the compensation process on outstanding issues in order to finalize the Draft Compensation Framework.
2020 CHRT 36 November 25, 2020. Order regarding criteria on the groups of children eligible to receive services through Jordan’s Principle.
2020 CHRT 24 August 11, 2020. Order regarding the Band Representative Services for Ontario First Nations, Tribal Councils and First Nations Child and Family Service Agencies.
2020 CHRT 20 July 17, 2020. Order on the groups of children eligible to receive services through Jordan’s Principle.
2020 CHRT 17 June 12, 2020. Order on a disclosure issue.
2020 CHRT 7 April 16, 2020. The Tribunal rules on three questions where the Caring Society, Assembly of First Nations and Canada did not reach a consensus and required further guidance from the Tribunal with regard to the draft “Framework for the Payment of Compensation under 2019 CHRT 39.”
2019 CHRT 11 March 4, 2019. CHRT grants the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) limited interested party status with conditions.
2019 CHRT 39 September 6, 2019. Order for Canada to pay maximum compensation ($40,000) for First Nations children and their families who were negatively impacted by Canada’s discriminatory practices.
2019 CHRT 7 February 21, 2019. Order for non-status First Nations children recognized by their Nation in urgent situations to be covered under Jordan’s Principle until the evidence has been heard regarding the definition of a First Nations child.
2019 CHRT 1 January 7, 2019. Order for Canada to pay the complainants and the Chiefs of Ontario for compensation for knowingly failing to disclose 90,000 highly-relevant documents to the complaint and for failing to advise the CHRT and the parties at the earliest opportunity.
2018 CHRT 4 February 1, 2018. Order for Canada to undertake a cost analysis First Nations Child and Family Services Program and 1965 Agreement; and, Canada to fund prevention/least disruptive measures on actuals.
2017 CHRT 35 November 2, 2017. Order to amend 2017 CHRT 14 following Canada’s judicial review of certain aspects.
2017 CHRT 14 May 26, 2017. Order regarding immediate relief for Jordan’s Principle.
2017 CHRT 7 March 29, 2017. Order moving forward Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s motion for immediate relief including the Choose Life initiative.
2016 CHRT 16 September 14, 2016. Order for Canada to update its policies, procedures and agreements to comply with the findings in 2016 CHRT 2 with regard to the First Nations Child and Family Services Program, 1965 Agreement and Jordan’s Principle.
2016 CHRT 10 April 26, 2016. Order for Canada to fully implement Jordan’s Principle within two weeks (May 10, 2016).
2016 CHRT 2 Kids win! In a landmark ruling, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal finds the Canadian government is racially discriminating against 165,000 First Nations children.