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Saskatchewan's advocate for children and youth released her 2021 annual report this week, highlighting the continued pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic on kids' mental health.
A major shift in the delivery of foster care could result in hundreds of children repatriated to their Manitoba communities as more Indigenous governments are expected to take jurisdiction over child welfare from the province.
British Columbia's representative for children and youth says the system of funding child welfare services for Indigenous kids is "deeply flawed'' and there's an urgent need to overhaul practices to make data accessible and transparent.
ISPCAN is closely monitoring the situation surrounding the COVID-19, and we are committed to keeping all participants updated on any new information that could impact ISPCAN 2022 scheduled in Québec City, Canada, March 28 – 30, 2022. At the moment, we are moving ahead with our plans to host the event in person at the Québec City Convention Center and we are also looking at hybrid options to bring the congress to you on-line for those who are unable to travel.
After escaping a highly traumatic childhood with her mom and her partner in Montague, Taylor Wilson spent the better part of her adolescence living in a group home in Charlottetown.
A family from India froze to death just yards away from crossing into the United States from Canada. Desperate migrants are trying their luck on the northern border.
There are fewer Nova Scotia children in child protection services today than five years ago despite an increase in the number of referrals over the same period, says the deputy minister of the Community Services Department. “Five years ago, 1,020 children were in care and that number now sits at 884,” Tracey Taweel told a legislative standing committee on public accounts this week.
Carrying photographs of nearly 200 other families that have been separated from their loved ones, migrant farmworkers, child and elderly care workers spoke about the crisis of family separation created by Canada’s immigration laws.
An indigenous nation in Canada says it has discovered evidence of 54 unmarked graves at the sites of two former residential schools in Saskatchewan.
Keeseekoose First Nation said the graves were found near Fort Pelly and St Phillip's residential schools.
It is the latest finding amid a wave that has triggered a national debate over the residential school system.
This paper explores perspectives on family reunification and emergent forms of separation among young migrants. These young people lived apart from and later reunited with their migrant parents who moved from the Philippines to Canada for work.