Jordan's Principle Timeline & Documents

Please also check the I am a Witness timeline & documents for additional submissions to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal that include Jordan's Principle.

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2024

June 7, 2024

The Caring Society files its reply factum to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal as part of the Jordan's Principle non-compliance motion

With respect to Moushoom et al v The Attorney General of Canada / AFN et al v The Attorney General of Canada, Canada submits a letter reply to the Caring Society's May 31, 2024 factum, Reply Memorandum of Fact and Law, and Book of Authorities of the Settlement Implementation Committee.

June 3, 2024

The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) files a motion to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal for an order granting the FNLC interested party status. The interested party status for the FNLC is specifically limited to the Caring Society's non-compliance motion regarding Canada’s wilful and chronic failure to adhere to the Tribunal's orders on Jordan's Principle and Canada's cross motion.

May 24, 2024

Canada's May 24, 2024 factum in response to the Caring Society's non-compliance motion on Jordan's Principle. 

May 17, 2024

Assembly of First Nations' May 17, 2024 factum regarding the non-compliance motion on Jordan's Principle.

April 19, 2024

The Caring Society's April 19, 2024 factum on the Jordan's Principle non-compliance motion. 

April 12, 2024

The Caring Society writes to the Tribunal with a proposed modification to the schedule to allow for a July or August hearing, following the Tribunal's approval of the request for extension sought by AFN. AFN also provides a written response to the Caring Society's letter. 

Canada has also provided the requested information sought during the cross-examinations of Valerie Gideon and Candice St-Aubin. 

As well, with respect to the compensation claims process, the transcripts of Dianne Corbiere's cross-examination are also included. 

 

April 11, 2024

The Caring Society's letter in response to the Panel's direction for scenario-based planning by the Caring Society and Canada. AFN, COO, and NAN also file a joint submission requesting a case management conference to discuss the Panel's direction. 

April 8, 2024

The Parties, including the Caring Society, Canada, NAN, COO and CHRC, submit letters to the Tribunal in response to AFN’s request to adjournment motion to amend non-compliance motion on Jordan’s Principle. 

On April 8, the Panel also provided direction to the Parties regarding next steps following Canada's cross-motion in response to the Caring Society's non-compliance motion. The Panel asked the Parties to come up with scenarios/options that demonstrate how, while the complete reform of Joradn's Principle is underway, their requested options/scenarios contribute to effectively eliminating the discrimination against First Nations children, and prevents it from recurring.

April 5, 2024

On April 5, 2024, the AFN filed a request to adjourn schedule of hearings on the non-compliance motion on Jordan's Principle. 

April 3, 2024

Cross-examination of Candice St. Aubin, ISC, on the Caring Society's Jordan's Principle non-compliance motion.