Policy Sectors

Child and Family Services

In January 2020, the Canadian government passed An Act respecting First Nations,

Inuit and Métis children, youth and families. This Act allows Indigenous Governing Bodies to control their own child and family services programs. Indigenous Services Canada is funding NWAC’s work to host a series of discussions to share Indigenous people’s experiences and gather feedback. NWAC’s project will analyze how Indigenous women and other groups facing discrimination will be impacted by the Act, host virtual discussions and then provide ISC a report on these findings with recommendations.