Committee struck to review child welfare legislation

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On Dec. 21, 2017, Minister of Families Scott Fielding announced the appointment of a seven-member team to review Manitoba’s child welfare legislation.

The Child Welfare Legislative Review Committee will hold targeted consultations with key stakeholders to discuss ways to transform the legislation that guides the child and family services system: The Child and Family Services Act, The Child and Family Services Authorities Act, and their respective regulations.

The consultations and legislative review process will allow for creative and collective thought about how outcomes for vulnerable children and youth throughout the province can be improved.

The committee will have its first meeting today.

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