Canadian Human Rights Tribunal orders Canada to provide Jordan’s Principle CHRT 36 to First Nations Children 2021

The CHRT released 2020 CHRT 36 ruling on the groups of children eligible to receive services through Jordan’s Principle. The CHRT rules that cases meeting any one of the four criteria are eligible for consideration under Jordan’s Principle. Criteria includes:

  • The child is registered or eligible to be registered under the Indian Act, as amended from time to time;
  • The child has one parent/guardian who is registered or eligible to be registered under the Indian Act;
  • The child is recognized by their Nation for the purposes of Jordan’s Principle; or
  • The child is ordinarily resident on reserve

Read the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Ruling

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