Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation Settles With Specific Claims Tribunal

As part of a 2015 Specific Claims Tribunal ruling dating back to 1885, Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation will receive $4.5 million. The First Nation has decided to make a one-time $250 payment to registered members and establish a trust fund with the balance of the settlement and leverage the capital to finance the redevelopment of a community owned service station.

The Canadian Press, Regina Leader~Post 02.15.2017