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Kyle Edwards - MSN10 Jan 2018

In this video, Reporter Kyle Edwards explains how the government has helped to contribute to the overrepresentation of Indigenous children in Canada's foster care system.

Elaine Toombs, Alexandra S. Drawson, Tina Bobinski, John Dixon, Christopher J. Mushquash - Child & Family Social Work5 Jan 2018

A First Nations child welfare organization has prioritized further understanding of reunification and parenting, including identification of successes and barriers to reunification, and service needs within communities. These priorities were addressed with a community-based participatory research model and guided by a Research Advisory.

John Paul Tasker - CBC News3 Jan 2018

Jane Philpott, Indigenous Services Minister in Canada, has raised concern over Manitoba's plans to reform its First Nations child welfare system. 

Vincent Schilling - Indian Country Today2 Jan 2018

The federal Government of Canada has reached a settlement with the First Nations victims of the so-called “Sixties Scoop,” according to this article from Indian Country Today. 

Jorge Barrera - CBC News23 Dec 2017

This article from CBC News tells the story of Robert Kalkman, a victim of Canada's "Sixties Scoop" who was taken away from his Indigenous mother as a baby by child welfare services and adopted by a non-native family. 

Jordan Press - The Canadian Press10 Dec 2017

An upcoming report from the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness indicates that there is a strong link between youth homelessness and foster care, with nearly three out of every five Canadian homeless youth having been a part of the child welfare system at some point, says the article.

Kristy Kirkup - National Post6 Dec 2017

According to this article from the National Post, the Canadian federal government will be allocating more money to child welfare services for indigenous communities on reserves.

Elizabeth Wall-Wieler, Leslie L. Roos, Marni Brownell, Nathan Nickel, Dan Chateau, Deepa Singal - The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry4 Dec 2017

The objective of this study is to examine suicide attempts and completions among mothers who had a child taken into care by child protection services (CPS). 

Yukon Health and Social Services28 Nov 2017

The Government of Yukon, Canada is introducing a new three-year pilot project to reunite families. 

BBC News24 Nov 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, on behalf of the government of Canada, has offered a formal apology for the use of residential schools for indigenous children in Newfoundland and Labrador, according to this article from the BBC.

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