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Primer on Practice Shifts Required with Canada’s Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis Children, Youth And Families Act

The Assembly of First Nations released a primer on new Indigenous child welfare legislation. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-kwe, Residential School History and Dialogue Centre Director and Professor of Law, wrote the report. It addresses the new federal legislation that came into effect for Canadians on January 1, 2020. Mary Ellen outlines that the MORE


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Spirit Bear’s Guide to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action

The First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada (the Caring Society) recently launched the Spirit Bear’s Guide to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action. It is a youth-friendly guide to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) 94 Calls to Action. A reminder that Have a MORE


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PIRS Pop-up Childminding Social Enterprise

Pacific Immigrant Resources Society is launching a social enterprise called Pop Up Child Care. The intention is to train and employ immigrant women to work as childminders in childminding and childcare settings. If you are running a program that needs quality childminding set up to support the program, give their MORE


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Child Care Search Portal

FASTFORWARD Child Care is a recent project of Canadian Union of Postal Workers and is managed by Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre. It provides a web portal for people to find all licensed and registered child care and preschool programs where they live. The web portal also includes resources on supporting MORE


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Early Years Indigenous Cultural Safety Resource Guide

The Province of British Columbia’s Ministry of Children and Family Development recently released an Early Years Indigenous Cultural Safety Resource Guide. The purpose of this guide is to help Early Childhood Educators who work with Indigenous children, families, and communities find appropriate and meaningful resources that will enhance their ability to MORE