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Indigenous girls, failed by MCFD, are going missing in the child welfare system

By Anna McKenzie,  The Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter.

Days after International Missing Children’s Day, I revisited a recent report issued by the province’s Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) about missing children in government “care.”

Alarmingly, Jennifer Charlesworth’s research suggests that nearly 470 children in care are reported missing to B.C.’s Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) one or more times each month. 

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