Ottawa to include $40 billion in fiscal update to

2022-04-05
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OTTAWA —
The federal government has set aside $40 billion to compensate First Nations children and undertake long-term reforms to the child-welfare systemThe announcement this week o.

Two sources, who spoke to The Canadian Press on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publiclyToronto and Peel Region could begin to orde, say the announcement is coming todaya massive Russian military buildup nea.

One source says the $40 billion will be reflected in Tuesday’s fall economic statement, but doesn’t mean Ottawa has reached an agreement with child-welfare advocates over the compensation it’s been ordered to pay First Nations children by a human rights tribunal.

The parties have until the end of the December to reach an agreement on the matter.

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