This script explains the adoption process in British Columbia, both adopting a child within BC and adopting a child from overseas. Topics include who can adopt, factors considered in placing a child, the birth parents' consent, adopting an aboriginal child, and international adoptions.

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adoption, birth mother, birth father, adoptive parents, Aboriginal child, open adoption, international adoption, adoption agency, Dial-A-Law
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