Is a third party notice seeking contribution and indemnity from third party religious orders that were responsible for supervision and operation of residential schools?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Chief Joe Hall v. Canada Lands Company Limited, 2014 BCSC 2361 (CanLII):

In Gottfriedson v. Canada, 2013 FC 1213, the plaintiffs sued Canada for harm they allegedly suffered as a result of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools Policy. Canada issued a third party notice seeking contribution and indemnity from the third party religious orders that were responsible for supervision and operation of the residential schools identified in the action.

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