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The National Ottawa unveils 'historic' Indigenous child welfare overhaul

While only seven per cent of Canada's children are Indigenous, they represent more than half of Canada's children in foster care. This is a startling statistic that a new Liberal bill, backed by First Nations leaders, aims to change.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/26/2019

CBC Docs POV Next of Kin

Nearly 50,000 Canadian children are in foster and group homes. Most will stop receiving support at age 19. Compared to their peers, youth aging out of care do not fare well. Too often they drop out of school, suffer PTSD and substance abuse, end up on welfare, in jail or homeless. In St. Catharines, Ontario an innovative non-profit believes connecting youth ...
  • 2018
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/26/2018

The National Wab Kinew on La Loche and Discrimination Against First Nations Children

Wab Kinew discusses the recent school shooting in La Loche, Saskatchewan and a ruling that Canada discriminates against First Nation children.
  • 2016
  • 00:07:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2017

Mansbridge One on One Cindy Blackstock

Peter Mansbridge sits down with Cindy Blackstock about her work advocating for the equal treatment and funding for aboriginal and First Nations children.
  • 2016
  • 00:21:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/04/2016

The National Ending the Cycle of Abuse

Almost half of the 30,000 children in foster care in Canada are Aboriginal. It's a modern-day crisis that is a direct legacy of Canada's residential school system. The long-awaited report from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is calling on governments in Canada to change the way they deliver child welfare for Aboriginal people. CBC News reporter Cameron Macintosh speaks with ...
  • 2015
  • 00:02:14
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 07/06/2015

News in Review - February 2003 Saving the Native Children

Among the arguments for Native self-government, Native leaders say one of the most important is the future of their children. Giving First Nations the tools to run their communities could give their children a whole new sense of hope. But one of the responsibilities already handed over to some Native communities is proving difficult to manage, and it involves the ...
  • 2003
  • 00:13:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2003

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News in Review - November 1996 Children in Canada: In Harm's Way

This story examines the plight of children who are abused at home and slip through the medical/legal safety net.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1996

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News in Review - February 1994 Child Poverty: A Growing Disgrace

The causes of child poverty and the extent to which it exists in Canada are the focal point of this story.
  • 1994
  • 00:09:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1994

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