Cindy Blackstock on CHRT Compensation Order

In Episode 43, Dr. Cindy Blackstock joined us again to talk to us about the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) case which she launched to end racial discrimination against First Nations children in care – and won! Recently, the CHRT made an order directing Canada to compensate First Nations children in foster care for racial discrimination by the government. The government is now trying to quash that order.

Cindy gives us a detailed update on what is happening. Here is the link for those who want to watch the hearing live:

In the meantime, you can check out her website at the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society for more information and FREE ways that you can help!

Be sure to tune in next week for Part 2 of my extended interview with Cindy as she helps us understand the core questions and concerns in relation to Bill C-92 Indigenous child and family legislation that comes into effect January 1, 2020.

Here is my recent Youtube video talking about the decision:

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Photo credit: This photo was provided by Cindy Blackstock.