Child Welfare

Why Does Canada Have So Many Kids In Foster Care?

Marni Brownell | Posted 11.09.2015 | Canada Politics
Marni Brownell

What happens to kids who authorities determine can't live safely with their own parents or caregivers? Thousands of Canadian children are in this situation right now. Many go into foster homes, while others go into other types of out-of-home care on behalf of child welfare agencies. But we don't know how many, nor do we know how well they are doing.

Seven Mother's Days Without a Mom

Anna Ho | Posted 07.06.2014 | Canada Living
Anna Ho

Most of what I remember was of appointments with social workers, making sure that my brother was okay, finding time to do my homework and learning how to cook, amidst other responsibilities. I did remember grandma teaching me how to fry rice with egg and how to boil noodles but I spent most of my last two years of high school living off frozen dinners every night.

Another Generation Of Lost First Nations Children

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - John Beaucage has given the heartbreak he sees around him a name: the Millennium Scoop. The First Nations leader was recently hired by the...

How One First Nation Bucked Child Welfare Trends

CP | Posted 09.30.2011 | Canada

KITIGAN ZIBI, Que. - When Robin Decontie was growing up on her Western Quebec reserve, sharing her home with foster children was a routine matter. ...