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A Calgary lawyer who misused his position to take financial advantage of Indian residential school abuse survivors including many from British Columbia has been prohibited from practicing law in Alberta. David Blott, who represented more than 4,700
Supreme Court judge has ruled a Calgary law firm can no longer represent Indian residential school survivors under Canada's process to compensate them for past sexual and physical abuse, suggesting the firm was in it for the money. Blott and Company,
Calgary-based lawyer David Blott has brought Canada's process to compensate natives abused in Indian residential schools into disrepute, and is ungovernable, lawyer Catherine Coughlan, representing the federal government, told a court hearing Tuesday.