Patricia Dawn, who is Cree, founded the Red Willow Womyn’s Society in 2008.
BC Children's Ministry
Parents struggle when trying to get their children back from the ministry, especially if they do not have a lawyer. Both the federal and provincial governments have pledged to spend more money on preventing children from coming into care in the first place, while returning those in care to
Allegations against Riley Saunders include siphoning money from children in care, and these allegations have left some social workers reeling. Dylan Cohen, who is Métis and a former foster child, is an advocate with First Call, a BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coaliti
The Ministry of Children and Family Development has responded to allegations involving social worker Robert Riley Saunders. Saunders is alleged to have stolen cash from vulnerable Indigenous youth in care.
A social worker from British Columbia is alleged to have stolen thousands of dollars in financial benefits from children in care. Lawsuits have been filed on behalf of two youth in British Columbia Supreme Court. Both actions name social worker Robert Riley Saunders, the Ministr
A report from the Representative for Children and Youth was released on March 30 and focused on inadequate funding for Delegated Aboriginal Agencies, which serve Indigenous children and their families.
An advisory council drawn from a various sectors within the community will work with the B.C.
A foster mother fighting to adopt a Metis toddler she has raised since birth says she's outraged that British Columbia's Children's Ministry has barred the girl from attending a cultural event in her honour.