First Nations groups want changes to draft child welfare law | Power & Politics

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by ahnationtalk on February 8, 2019471 Views

Credits: CBC News
Published on Feb 6, 2019

A draft of the federal Liberal government’s proposed Indigenous child welfare bill recently received negative reviews from First Nations representatives involved in co-development talks with Ottawa, according to a grand chief.

Ottawa announced last November it would table the bill that would break from more than 100 years of destructive federal policies aimed at Indigenous children that began with residential schools and led to tens of thousands of Indigenous children in care today.

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