Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Current child welfare system often causes Indigenous kids more harm

The Canadian Press interviewed Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, director of the UBC Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre and B.C.’s former children’s advocate.

Turpel-Lafond said the current child welfare system is not appropriate for Indigenous children, and that the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women needs to be acted upon by governments.

The CP stories appeared in the Globe and Mail, The Province and Regina Leader-Post.

Read more from UBC https://news.ubc.ca/2018/10/09/current-child-welfare-system-often-causes-indigenous-kids-more-harm/

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