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Sunday, January 31, 2016

Overdue victory for First Nations

Overdue victory for First Nations

The truly historic Jan. 26 ruling by the Canadian Human Rights (CHR) Tribunal, which found that the discriminatory policies of past federal governments led to the chronic underfunding of child welfare services for First Nations children living on reserves, is to be applauded. Currently a disproportionate and unacceptable number of First Nations children are being placed in foster care and this ruling is a critical first step in improving their health and well-being.

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