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October 3, 2023
Empowering Indigenous Youth in Care as They Transition to Adulthood: Critical Actions for Philanthropy and Policy
Conference Board of Canada This research looks at how public policy and philanthropy can help sustain Indigenous-led initiatives to support Indigenous youth aging out of care and into community: Key Findings RecommendationsBased on our findings, we believe the following actions would have the highest impact for Indigenousyouth aging into community: Click on the following link...
September 1, 2023
New report shows Indigenous children disproportionally impacted by childhood threats
‘They’re more likely to become injured, become ill or even die from preventable diseases,’ says researcher. Canada ranks 81st on the global Kids Rights Index, and 30th out of 38 affluent nations for protecting the well-being of children. APTN News: The sixth annual “Raising Canada” report shows that by some measures, the quality of life for...
June 1, 2021
Child Protection Services for Inuit Children
Report on Child Welfare Services to Indigenous Children, Youth and Families 2019-20 This report is in response to Recommendation 33 of the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate’s report “A Long Wait for Change: Independent Review of Child Welfare Services to Inuit Children in Newfoundland and Labrador (2019)”. As the first comprehensive public reporting...
November 1, 2019
Child Welfare Services in Montreal
ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO STEPS BACK: CHILD WELFARE SERVICES FOR INDIGENOUS CLIENTELE LIVING IN MONTREAL” The 17 recommendations align specifically with 22 of the 29 recommendations specific for youth from the Viens Commission. Recommendations for Education of Non-Indigenous Staff, Leaders and Decision-Makers (3 recommendations align with 8 Viens Commission recommendations) Recommendations fo Representation (7 align...
October 1, 2019
2018-19 Child and Family Services Annual Report
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES 2018-2019 GOVERNMENT OF NWT In October 2018, the Auditor General of Canada completed their report on Child and Family Services in the Northwest Territories, which highlighted areas of deficit and recommendations requiring continued attention. The Auditor General’s report along with internal reviews and stakeholder feedback...
October 23, 2018
Auditor-General Report on Child and Family Services in NWT
OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL OF CANADA: CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES IN THE NWT, 2018 A complex range of issues—such as family violence, poverty, alcohol and drug misuse, and the intergenerational effects of the former residential school system—put some children and families in the Northwest Territories at risk and in need of child protection and...
June 28, 2018
Action Plan to Transform Child Welfare
A Stronger, Safer Tomorrow: A Public Action Plan for the Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention’s Final Recommendations On any given day in Alberta, more than 10,000 children and youth receive child intervention services, and roughly six out of every 10 of these young people are Indigenous The Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention was an unprecedented,...
October 15, 2015
From Root Causes to Root Solutions
INDIGENOUS RESILIENCE, CONNECTEDNESS AND REUNIFICATION – FROM ROOT CAUSES TO ROOT SOLUTIONS A Report on Indigenous Child Welfare in British Columbia Final Report of Special Advisor Grand Chief Ed John “Your government asked for advice on Indigenous child welfare. “There are too many Indigenous children in care and something needs to be done,” I was...
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