Minister of Indigenous Affairs promises that the federal government will cover costs for to improve the health of First Nations Children & Youth

Image result for aboriginal news February 1, 2018 Statement by Minister Philpott on the February 1 Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

 

Letters are being sent this morning to all 105 First Nations Child and Family Services agencies, informing them that the federal government will immediately begin to cover agencies’ actual costs for prevention, intake and investigation, legal fees, building repairs, among others, and will be reimbursing these costs retroactively to January 26, 2016.  Read More at:

https://www.canada.ca/en/indigenous-services-canada/news/2018/02/statement_by_ministerphilpottonthefebruary1canadianhumanrightstr.html

 

Jordan Anderson is seen in this 2003 screen shot by the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs. Anderson, who was from the Norway House Cree Nation in Manitoba, was born in 1999 with a complex genetic disorder that needed specialized care. He died in 2005 at the age of four.

Jordan Anderson is seen in this 2003 screen shot by the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs. Anderson, who was from the Norway House Cree Nation in Manitoba, was born in 1999 with a complex genetic disorder that needed specialized care. He died in 2005 at the age of four. (Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs).

Ottawa confirms Jordan’s Principle of equal care for First Nations children

Federal government says it will make sure children get needed health care and worry about who pays later

By Peter Zimonjic, Karina Roman, CBC News

read more at:http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/jordan-principle-response-indigenous-1.3576187

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