More details needed in Manitoba response to Tina Fontaine report: advocate – CBC

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 201948 Views

Manitobans need to know what’s being done to help children, says Daphne Penrose

Oct 08, 2019

Manitoba’s advocate for children and youth says a lot more needs to be done if the government is to save children in care from the grim reality of an Indigenous teenage girl whose body was found in a river.

“Awareness is the first step,” says Daphne Penrose of her report released in March into Tina Fontaine’s death.

“The big question becomes: ‘What are you going to do to change the services for children and youth in Manitoba to make sure those situations don’t occur again?”‘

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