Video – TRC’s first 5 recommendations all address child welfare – CBC

Video – TRC’s first 5 recommendations all address child welfare – CBC

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 20151080 Views

Dark legacy lives on in Canada’s child and family services system, final report says

Dec 15, 2015

The dark legacy of Indian residential schools lives on in Canada’s child and family services system, according to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission which, in its final report released today, called for sweeping changes to the country’s child welfare system.

“The schools were intended to sever the link between aboriginal children and parents,” the report states.

“They did this work only too well. Family connections were permanently broken.”

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/aboriginal/truth-reconciliation-child-welfare-1.3366724

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