Understanding Aboriginal Child Protection / Removal Matters

This fact sheet describes what Aboriginal parents and their communities can do in Aboriginal child protection cases. BC law says that if any child is at risk, he or she must be removed from their home. It also says that Aboriginal cultural ties are important to the well-being of Aboriginal children.

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Aboriginal parent, removal of a child from the home, Aboriginal child, child protection, custody, guardianship, access, parent's rights