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THE CLAIMS PERIOD IS OPEN. YOU CAN SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM ONLINE OR ON PAPER FOR COMPENSATION UNDER THE FIRST NATIONS DRINKING WATER SETTLEMENT. THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT IS MARCH 7, 2023.
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First Nations Drinking Water Class Action

The claims period is open. You can submit a Claim Form for compensation under the First Nation Drinking Water Settlement. The deadline to submit is March 7, 2023.

Claim Form – Complete Online
Claim Form – Complete in Print
Claims Assessment Tool

About the Settlement

Courts have approved the settlement between Canada and certain First Nations and their members who were subject to a drinking water advisory that lasted at least one year between November 20, 1995 and June 20, 2021.

What does the Settlement Include?

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Compensation for individuals and Impacted First Nations subject to a drinking water advisory that lasted at least one year between November 20, 1995, and June 20, 2021.  

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Commitments to fund the construction, operation, and maintenance of infrastructure to help Class Members enjoy regular access to safe drinking water in their homes.   

What Do I Need to Know?

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Who can submit a claim?

Eligible First Nations individuals may submit a claim. Use the Claims Assessment Tool to find out what claim stream is right for you.  

Compensation

What is the compensation?

The settlement includes compensation to individuals and Impacted First Nations. Find out which one applies to you.

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How do I submit a claim?

Both Impacted First Nations and eligible individuals can submit a claim. Learn more about the First Nations claims process and Individual claims process.

Helpful Resources

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Important Documents

Explore these helpful resources including important documents that explain what you need to know as you begin the claimant journey are available.

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Interactive Guides

Online tools that show you how to fill out a Claim Form, step-by-step All at your own pace. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find commonly asked questions about the settlement. Please review the questions and answers for help understanding the claims process.

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