The deadline to file a claim for benefits under the Settlement passed on July 17, 2018.
Disruption Payments were mailed on Friday, June 7, 2019. As per the Settlement Agreement, all decisions and payment amounts are final.
If you were a minor at July 17, 2018 your funds are being held in trust until you turn age of majority (eighteen years of age). On your eighteenth birthday, you will be eligible to claim your funds. Please email your request including your current address along with a copy of either your Driver’s License, Status Card or Birth Certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org. Payments will be made on a quarterly basis on March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31. Your request must be received 5 business days prior to the quarterly payment date. Include your claim ID in all correspondence.
The Claims Administrator is reviewing Special Circumstance claims submitted by the Claims Submission Deadline (July 17, 2018). The Claims Administrator will reach out should further information be required.
A Settlement Agreement has been reached and approved on January 12, 2018 by the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench that settles the litigation involving the severe flooding in Manitoba in 2011 that led to the evacuation of and/or adverse conditions endured by members of the Pinaymootang (Fairford), Little Saskatchewan, Lake St. Martin, and Dauphin River First Nations.
While not admitting wrongdoing, the Governments of Manitoba and Canada have agreed to pay $90,283,000.00. This amount includes lawyer (“Class Counsel”) fees and expenses as well as Administration costs.
WHO CAN GET MONEY FROM THE SETTLEMENT?
All members of the Pinaymootang (Fairford), Little Saskatchewan, Lake St. Martin, and Dauphin River First Nations resident in Manitoba at the time of the 2011 flood can make claims for Disruption Payments and Special Circumstances payments.
Check out the Frequently Asked Questions tab for more details on the Settlement.
Claim Deadline: July 17, 2018