An Overview of Bill C-92: An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families
January 14, 2020
On January 1, 2020, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families, came into force. This federal legislation sets out principles that apply on a national level to the provision of child and family services in relation to Indigenous children, and it will affect how courts and agencies deal with child protection cases involving Indigenous children.
An overview is provided of the new national standards established by the Act and will flag the key differences between the new Act and the current CFS legislation and system.
Moderator: Justice Kaye E. Dunlop, Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench, Family Division
Elizabeth Debicka, Acting Director Legislation and Strategic Policy, Department of Families
Harold (Sonny) Cochrane, Cochrane Saxberg Barristers & Solicitors
Luke Bernas, Cochrane Saxberg Barristers & Solicitors
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