Federal Indigenous child welfare reform bill one step closer to becoming law – APTN News

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June 14, 2019

The federal government’s proposed changes to the First Nation, Metis and Inuit child welfare system is one step closer to becoming law.

Bill C-92 passed third reading in the Senate Friday morning and has now been sent to the House of Commons but not without concerns brought up in debate.

The proposed legislation will hand over jurisdiction of children in care to Indigenous people.

It will also recognize Indigenous law as paramount over federal and provincial laws.

Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/06/14/federal-indigenous-child-welfare-reform-bill-one-step-closer-to-becoming-law/

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