Ontario Regional Chief calls on Federal Government to repair damage inadequate financing for First Nation Child Welfare

NEWS RELEASE ONTARIO Regional Chief Isadore Day CALLS ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO CONTINUE TO MOVE FORWARD AND REPAIR THE DAMAGE DONE BY DECADES OF INADEQUATE FUNDING and DISREGARD FOR FIRST NATION CHILD WELFARE  TORONTO, ON (Nov 1, 2016) — Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says that now the parliament has unanimously passed the motion on First Nation child welfare all jurisdictions must come together now to immediately repair the damage done to the most vulnerable members of Canadian society – Indigenous children and their families. “We have never given up jurisdiction on child welfare. Federal underfunding and misguided provincial child welfare systems do not work: they continue to fail our children and families,” said Regional Chief Day. “Renewal in child welfare is our highest priority. We will continue to call for…

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