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  • Tribunal finds Ottawa is discriminating against children on reserves

    Tribunal finds Ottawa is discriminating against children on reserves0

    “This decision concerns children. More precisely, it is about how the past and current child welfare practices in First Nations communities on reserves, across Canada, have impacted and continue to impact First Nations children, their families and their communities.”

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  • A child’s right to  a good life violated

    A child’s right to a good life violated0

    Last spring in a report to the NWT Legislature, the department of Health and Social Services was hammered by the Auditor General for how poorly it looks after the welfare of children. The report lists 83 points of contention. Monitoring systems, assessment methodology, approaches to training and staffing, delivery systems and so on, were scrutinized and criticized, and the department is now busy trying to fix them.

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