Midweek podcast: Tina Fontaine’s legacy and Indigenous child welfare – CBC

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 2019119 Views

Mar 14, 2019

The details of Tina Fontaine’s short life prior to her death at age 14 in 2014 were tragic enough for her great-aunt to suggest that her family was “doomed from the beginning” — but it was the child welfare system that failed her, not fate.

A report out this week is making recommendations to four provincial departments in Manitoba in an attempt to close the gaps found in the child welfare system. The federal government also is trying to address those issues through the introduction of its Indigenous child welfare bill last month.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thehouse/midweek-podcast-tina-fontaine-s-legacy-and-indigenous-child-welfare-1.5056269

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