Bill C-92 Indigenous Child Welfare Legislation An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Children, Youth and Families

March 21, 2019
Nation Talk: Chiefs  Reject Canada’s Child Welfare Law: Bill C-92 Fails to Address First Nations Jurisdiction
Treaty No. 6 Territory, March 19, 2019 – First Nations across Canada have reviewed Bill C-92 and have serious concerns as it is a direct threat to First Nation inherent jurisdiction. Chiefs say that Canada cannot continue to manufacture …Read More

March 12, 2019

The Child Welfare League of Canada and the Canadian Association of Social Workers Welcome New Direction on Indigenous Child Welfare March 8, 2019
Newly introduced federal legislation has the potential to affirm Indigenous peoples’ inherent right to exercise jurisdiction over child and family services, while setting criteria that would ensure that First Nations, Inuit, and Métis children who are taken into care maintain their connections to family, community, culture, and language…Read Full DocumentFebruary 28, 2019

(Editorial)Indigenous Child Welfare Legislation: A Historical Change or Another Paper Tiger?  Cindy Blackstock on new legislation on First Nations, Metis and Inuit child and family services February 28, 2019

Bill C-92 Introduced in Parliament: An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Children, Youth and Families Newswire Feb 28, 2019

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says First Nations Responsibility for Child Welfare Key to New Legislation, Urges Investments to Support New Approach

ITK Welcomes Introduction of Federal Legislation to Protect Inuit Children

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