Over-representation of Indigenous, Black and other racialized children and youth in Ontario’s child welfare system

OHRC’s initial inquiry In December 2015, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) announced that it will use its mandate under the Ontario Human Right Code (Code) to examine the overrepresentation of Indigenous, Black and other racialized children and youth in the child welfare system. In February 2016, the OHRC wrote to Children’s Aid Societies in Ontario,… Continue reading Over-representation of Indigenous, Black and other racialized children and youth in Ontario’s child welfare system

Inequitable and insufficient funding for services for Indigenous children and youth

“We have a program called I Am a Witness, where we invite everyone to read and watch all of Canada’s documents, read and watch all of ours, and then make up your own mind.” – Cindy Blackstock, Keynote Address to Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness, November 4, 2019. Canadian Human Rights Tribunal The First Nations… Continue reading Inequitable and insufficient funding for services for Indigenous children and youth