Many describe the child-welfare system as broken and stuck. Indigenous families are hugely over-represented due to the ongoing impacts of colonization. Media is seen as a barrier to positive change. That’s why, for the past three years, The Discourse has been working with youth, parents and others connected to the system to deepen and improve reporting. We believe that by changing the story we can change the system.
Investigation reveals ministry isn't meeting critical standards. ‘This should be a four-alarm fire,’ social work professor says.
Mom suggests a more collaborative approach including Elders, and judge accepts.
Journalists from different media are working together and we need your help.