Current Aboriginal News

Supreme Court of Canada Grants Leave to Appeal in Ktunaxa Nation Freedom of Religion Case June 17, 2016

On March 17, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada granted the Ktunaxa Nation Council leave to appeal the August 6, 2015, B.C. Court of Appeal decision regarding B.C.’s approval of a Master Development Agreement for a proposed ski resort in an area known as Qat’muk, an area integrally connected with Ktunaxa spiritual beliefs and practices. The ...

Toronto Star: “We Don’t Want Our Records Destroyed” July 17, 2014

National Research Centre ‘flooded’ with call from residential school survivors The threat that testimony from 38,000 former residential school students might be destroyed has prompted an outcry that has ‘flooded’ the National rsearch centre for Truth and reconciliation with questions from survivors concerned about the erasing of their records. Read original article

Dates Announced for the Day Scholars Certification Hearing May 27, 2014

For Immediate Release: Vancouver The Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Canada has ordered that the motion seeking to certify the Day Scholars Law Suit as a Class Action will be held starting on April 13, 2015, and continuing the remainder of that week to finish on April 20, 2015. Justice Harrington of the Federal ...


Peter Grant & Associates Announces the Departure of Lee Schmidt June 17, 2016

Lee Schmidt has left our firm to pursue new opportunities after a 15 year working relationship with us. We wish her much success in her future endeavours.  

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Residential School Agreement FAQs

ResSchoolFAQClear, easily understood answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Residential School Agreement. Click the image to download PDF.

Peter Grant is Representative

Peter Grant of Peter Grant & Associates is the representative for Independent Counsel on the National Administration Committee ("NAC").   The National Residential Schools Survivors Society ("NRSSS") are referring specific problems with respect to elderly or disabled persons to Peter Grant who is forwarding them to the NAC for urgent action.

Peter Grant & Associates are proud to be part of the Independent Counsel Group who has adopted the CBA Guidelines for how to address Residential School Claims.   Those Guidelines are provided in the detailed report on Indian Residential Schools.

CBA Guidelines [PDF]