The job of the Exceptions Committee is to help consider and decide questions about eligibility that may impact some Class Members. They receive regular reports from the Administrator, help resolve any disagreements between the different parties in the Settlement, and also provide direction to the Administrator on certain issues. You can read some of the directions provided to the Administrator on the “Official Documents” section of this website.
The members of the Exceptions Committee include:
- Designate of the Federal Court – The Honourable Robert A. Blair – retired Judge from the Court of Appeal for Ontario
- Representative of Class Counsel – E. F. Anthony Merchant Q.C. – The Merchant Law Group
- Representative of Canada – Catharine Moore – Senior General Counsel – Department of Justice Canada
- Indigenous representative – Kenn Richard – Former Executive Director at Native Child and Family Services of Toronto