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Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children – Class Action Settlement

June Elwin, Harriet Johnson and Deanna Smith v. The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children and The Attorney General of Nova Scotia, Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, Hfx. No. 343536

If you lived at The Nova Scotia Home for Coloured Children at any point between January 1, 1921 and December 31, 1989, you may be a member of the Class. Your legal rights may be affected by this settlement.

Are YOU eligible under this settlement?

You are eligible to claim and collect payment for compensation if:

✔ You are alive on June 3, 2014; and

✔ You did not opt-out; and

✔ You lived at the Home at any point between January 1, 1921 and December 31, 1989

Summary of Rights And Options Under The Settlement
We recommend you take a few minutes to view the FAQ section for further details about this class action and the settlement benefits
MAKE A CLAIMThe only way to get a payment. You must register a claim by sending in a Claim Form before February 27, 2015.
DO NOTHINGYou will receive no payment and you give up your rights. You will not be allowed to bring or be part of any other lawsuit against the Nova Scotia Home for Coloured Children and the Province of Nova Scotia concerning the issues being settled.
OPT-OUTThe deadline to opt out of the class action settlement was August 18, 2014.