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Grandmothers walk in protest against child welfare system, proposed federal legislation – CBC

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 2019110 Views

Walk from 4 directions converges at Winnipeg’s Museum for Human Rights

May 10, 2019

Led by a group of grandmothers, people walked from four directions Friday in Winnipeg to support grandmothers and mothers who have had children taken by the child welfare system and to protest Bill C-92.

The walk started in four different Winnipeg locations at 10 a.m. and converged at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights at The Forks before noon.

Martina, one of the grandmothers on the walk, said today’s child welfare system is worse than residential schools. CBC is withholding her last name to avoid identifying family members involved in CFS proceedings, which is forbidden by Manitoba’s Child and Family Services Act.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/winnipeg-grandmothers-walk-child-family-services-1.5130276

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