Ottawa announces $2.8 billion residential school settlement

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The federal government has announced a $2.8 billion dollar settlement with 325 First Nations over past harms caused by Canada's residential school system. The money will be put in a trust fund and run by a board of Indigenous directors. Watch The National live on YouTube Sunday-Friday at 9 p.m. ET Subscribe to The National: Connect with The National online: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | More from CBC News | The National is the flagship of CBC News, showcasing award-winning journalism from across Canada and around the world. Led by Chief Correspondent Adrienne Arsenault and Ian Hanomansing, our team of trusted reporters help you make sense of the world, wherever you are. The National was named Canada’s Best National Newscast by the Canadian Screen Awards and RTDNA Canada.
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