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purposes only. Every attempt has been made to ensure the information
contained herein is valid as of March 31, 2005, but the law can
change. For these reasons, the web site does not replace the specialized
information of lawyers and other experts.
This website explains the law in a general way. As each person’s
case is different, the site is not intended to provide legal advice
about a specific matter.
Any information related to ‘healing’ from institutional
abuse provides educational information and is not intended to provide
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If the counsellors at the Indian Residential Schools Survivor
Society do not meet your need for assistance, please visit the Resources
section of the website for a list of varying resources for Survivors
of all backgrounds and needs.
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