Indigenous rights – More legal information

Steps to Justice

They provide legal information such as:

Legal Aid Ontario

Read Part I of Legal Aid’s Aboriginal Justice Strategy consultation report.

Legal Aid has waived all financial eligibility requirements for people who identify as Indigenous and who are domestic violence survivors. This will be in effect until further notice.

Applying for Indian Status, and other legal information

Aboriginal Legal Services Toronto has information on their website about applying for Indian Status, Gladue rights, and more.

Benefits and rights for Indigenous peoples

Indigenous Services Canada has a webpage outlining the services available to Indigenous peoples.  See also the Government of Canada page on benefits and programs for Indigenous people, including education and training, income assistance and more.

Sixties Scoop Settlement

For information on the “Sixties Scoop” class action settlement, visit: or call their call centre at 1-844-287-4270.