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By fighting a compensation ruling, the government denies First Nations children justice — again – CBC

The government was ordered to pay $40,000 to each child harmed by the on-reserve welfare system

Canada is facing what former Minister of Indigenous Services Jane Philpott described as a “humanitarian crisis” with respect to Indigenous child welfare. And yet action taken last week by the Liberal government, which is challenging a landmark human rights ruling ordering compensation for First Nations children apprehended by on-reserve child welfare services, suggests that the government still isn’t prepared to take the necessary action.

The Conservatives have indicated they would do the same if they form government. These actions continue to put the lives of First Nation children at risk.

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