Residential Schools Became Child Protection Services Says Head of Truth & Reconciliation Commission

2018 October 27. Canadian Press - (web news article): "Residential school ‘monster’ now lives in child-welfare system: senator: Sen. Murray Sinclair said there are more children in Canada’s child-welfare system today than there were at the height of residential schools" For…

BC MCFD Apprehension of 2 Babies of Hindu/Sikh Family in Chilliwack

2021 May. Helen Ward. Kids First: redacted letter to BC Ministry of Child and Family Development and others involved re: October 2020 apprehension and continuing detainment of 2 Chilliwack babies NOTE: The letter describes what happened according to the parents…

Article About Significance of the “Bus Dad Case”: ‘Power Imbalance’

2020 October. Frances Rosner. Bar Talk [Canadian Bar Association of BC journal] - (web article): "70K Legal Battle Leads to Finding that The MCFD Made Unauthorized Orders on a Parent" "When parents become involved with the Ministry of Children and…

BC MCFD Child Protection and RCMP Violate Parents’ and Child’s Rights

2021 April - audio recording - KF interview of parents of BC child with Downs Syndrome regarding MCFD & RCMP intervention.Helen Ward interviews the parents to ask questions about how the family was treated when a child protection received a…

Legal Warning To Child Protection Service, Police and Schools: Stop Illegal Violation of Rights of Child With Downs Syndrome and Her Parents

2021 March - Kids First letter regarding illegal treatment of family of child with Downs Syndrome to BC Ministry of Child and Family Development child protection services, Vancouver Police Department, Vancouver School Board. (PDF) KIDS FIRST NOTE: following receipt of…

Media Release: Ombuds office investigating BC MCFD child apprehension

KIDS FIRST PARENT ASSOCIATION OF CANADA www.kidsfirstcanada.org  604-291-0088 MEDIA RELEASE Ombuds office investigating BC MCFD child apprehension West Kelowna - August 14, 2020 - The BC Office of the Ombudsperson has launched an investigation into the conduct of the Ministry of Child…

More Evidence That Child Protection Service Staff Abuse, Neglect, and Pose a Serious Risk to Children

July 15, 2020. CBC News - article: "Province admits harm in multimillion-dollar settlement with more than 100 victims of B.C. social worker: Proposed class action settlement would cover 102 victims of Robert Riley Saunders, could cost province $15M" Vulnerable children's…

Process for Child Protection Cases – BC

This manual details the legal processes used by MCFD and advises lawyers and parents: Sept 1, 2019. Law Society of British Columbia - (PDF) - "Practice Checklists Manual: Child, Family and Community Service Act" For original link see here (PDF)…