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“IF YOU MISSED THE DEADLINE, YOU MAY STILL BE ABLE TO SUBMIT A CLAIM BEFORE NOVEMBER 28, 2019”.
Late claims will be accepted until ninety (90) days after the Individual Payment Application Deadline where there has been undue hardship or exceptional circumstances.

Complete and submit this form explaining the undue hardship or exceptional circumstances which resulted in you missing the deadline along with your Individual Payment Application before November 28, 2019. The court-appointed Reconsideration Officer will decide whether your claim can be accepted and you will be advised of his decision.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES CAN ANY CLAIMS BE ACCEPTED AFTER NOVEMBER 28, 2019.

IF YOU HAVE SUBMITTED AN APPLICATION BEFORE THE DEADLINE
Rest assured that we are doing our best to confirm reception of your claim in a timely manner and your continued patience is greatly appreciated.
It is important to note that the processing of claims can take considerable time given that the review process involves consultation with provincial and territorial child welfare authorities.

We will contact you if we require more information.

Once your application has been processed we will advise you of our decision.

If you require more information, please call numbers listed below
COLLECTIVA Toll free: 1-844-287-4270 Email: sixtiesscoop@collectiva.ca

Verna Francis @ 778 762 5246 direct work line and Cell #: 604 578 8850 and I will assist in filling out “Late Claim Forms” – Claim Forms Will Be Available at Front Desk @ Governance Building.


CRITERIA FOR SIXTIES SCOOP SETTLEMENT APPLICATION FORMS

• If you have been fostered or adopted into Non Indigenous home only.
• The settlement includes people who: (a) are registered Indians (as defined in the Indian Act) and Inuit as well as people eligible to be registered Indians; and (b) were removed from their homes in Canada between January 1, 1951 and December 31, 1991 and placed in the care of non-Indigenous foster or adoptive parents. This includes registered Indians (as defined in the Indian Act) and Inuit as well as people eligible to be registered Indians who were removed (permanent ward/foster or adopted) from their homes in Canada during this time and placed in the care of non-Indigenous foster or adoptive parents.
• Deceased: If you have a loved one or know of someone who passed away after February 20, 2009 to 2019, you can apply on their behalf, providing you are Executor of Estate and can support the claim with Death Certificate.
Regarding the Individual Payment Application for deceased class members, you must provide as a requirement of the Sixties Scoop Settlement Agreement:

  1. A copy of the death certificate in order to confirm that the class member was alive on February 20, 2009 ; and
  2. A copy of the last will, testament or other relevant estate documents.
    Keep in mind that we estimate that all accepted claimants of the Sixties Scoop Settlement will receive their payment around Spring 2020.
    If you have any other questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.
    Cordially,
    COLLECTIVA
    Toll free: 1-844-287-4270
    Email: sixtiesscoop@collectiva.ca