Talk:Canadian government settles lawsuit over children 'scooped' out of indigenous communities

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@Darkfrog24: This morning, I read about this story, and it as C$800m. Even BBC says so (link). Can you please re-check and clarify about ambiguity?
acagastya PING ME! 16:18, 7 October 2017 (UTC)

As per CBC News, it's 750 million Canadian dollars. It's really common for articles to round up to the nearest "all zeros" number though, which I'd suspect is why a few articles are saying "about 800 million". — Gopher65talk 23:29, 7 October 2017 (UTC)
If it were some other source, I would have agreed. But for BBC, I don't think so.
acagastya PING ME! 23:43, 7 October 2017 (UTC)

Review of revision 4353506 [Passed]Edit

No picture, but... what do you even add to an article like this for an image? It's a lawsuit/settlement, which lends itself to only the most generic of images. Someone can add something generic if they're so inclined. I don't think an image would improve this article, except maybe by adding a visual distraction. — Gopher65talk 00:01, 8 October 2017 (UTC)

Also, as a side note, this is the first article I've felt inclined to review in years! — Gopher65talk 00:01, 8 October 2017 (UTC)
Also, I know style refers in large part to the Wikinews Style Guide:P. It's a pretty standard style guide though, with only a few wiki-space quirks in it. — Gopher65talk 00:04, 8 October 2017 (UTC)
BBC did not use words like "about". The Star said at least 800m. CBC said 800m. The ambiguity needs to be addressed properly.
acagastya PING ME! 00:10, 8 October 2017 (UTC)
Several news outlets erroneously grouped together two different announcements by the Canadian government: a settlement that would pay out a maximum of 750 million Canadian dollars if all claims were made, and a separate announcement of the creation of a 50 million dollar foundation. They were announced at the same time because they're both regarding First Nations initiatives. The settlement itself *is* no more than 750 million though. I'm not 100% sure why they made the editorial decision to do that, but they did. — Gopher65talk 00:29, 8 October 2017 (UTC)

Where it's mentionedEdit

Just for the record, "Australia." Darkfrog24 (talk) 10:31, 10 October 2017 (UTC)

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