Cindy Blackstock on Compensation for First Nation Kids

Episode 88 is a BREAKING NEWS edition of the Warrior Life Podcast with Gitksan social worker, professor and human rights advocate, Dr. Cindy Blackstock.

She provides us with an update on the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal orders against Canada for racial discrimination against First Nations children. She also give us an overview of the report from the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) on the compensation owed to the First Nations children and their families.

The video version can be found here:

Link to the PBO Report:–compensation-delay-denial-services-first-nations-children–indemnisation-retards-refus-services-enfants-premieres-nations

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In case you missed our other podcasts/videos on this issue:

(1) Video: Cindy Blackstock on Justice and Equality for First Nations Children

(2) Podcast: Cindy Blackstock on the CHRT Compensation Order

(3) Podcast: Cindy Blackstock on Bill C-92 Indigenous Child Welfare

Please note: Nothing in this podcast/video advocates for violence on Indigenous territories.

Please also note: The information contained in this podcast/video should not be misconstrued as legal, financial or medical advice, nor should it be relied on as such. This podcast/video represents fair political comment.

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