Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott says she has concerns with Manitoba's plans to reform its First Nations child welfare system. "My understanding of the [Manitoba] system to date suggests there is need for reform. Philpott said history dictates that removing First Nations children from their communities can have devastating consequences. Manitoba Families Minister Scott Fielding says there are some misconceptions about the province's plans to provide financial supports for guardians. (Bryce Hoye/CBC)In a statement, Manitoba Families Minister Scott Fielding — who is tasked with overseeing the overhaul of the child welfare system — said there are "misconceptions surrounding the Manitoba government's planned reforms."
Source: CBC News January 03, 2018 09:56 UTC