Supreme Court of Canada –  3 S.C.R. 45British Columbia Criminal lawResidential school
A victim of Indian residential schools tries to have the responsible order recognized responsible for the actions of its religious congregation for the actions of one of its employees that was not an educator. Although such a claim was successful in Blackwater, it was not in this case.
Can the Catholic Order operating a residential school be liable for sexual assault committed on site by one of its employee?
Supreme Court of Canada –  3 S.C.R. 3British Columbia Criminal lawResidential school
The Court recognizes the potential responsibility of religious organizations for offenses committed in residential schools. It also recognizes that the federal government is responsible for these crimes.
Can the government of Canada and the United Church of Canada be liable to former residential school students? If so, on what legal basis, and what damages can be awarded?