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CBC Manitoba: ‘Staggering’ rate of First Nations newborns involved in Manitoba child welfare system: study

June 12, 2024 — 

A new study says child welfare has had “an increasingly widespread presence” in the lives of First Nations newborns in Manitoba over the last couple decades, and its lead author says urgent change is needed.

Published Wednesday, the study looking into the rate First Nations infants involved in Manitoba’s child welfare system was jointly led by researchers from the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, the First Nations Family Advocate Office and the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy at the University of Manitoba.

To read the full article, please visit CBC Manitoba

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