4 in 5 people who died last year while receiving child welfare in Alberta were Indigenous CBC NEWS AUGUST 9, 2022
Advocates and researchers are calling for the Alberta government to decolonize the child welfare system after a record number of children, youth and young adults died last year — about four-in-five of whom were Indigenous. Provincial data shows 49 people died while receiving child intervention services in fiscal 2021-22 — the most in a year according to publicly available data. It is an increase of 15 deaths from the previous year. Thirty-nine of those who died were Indigenous — the most since at least 2008-09, and an increase of 16 deaths from the previous year…. Read4 in 5 people who died last year while receiving child welfare in Alberta were Indigenous CBC NEWS AUGUST 9, 2022
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