Dilico and Tikinagan Child and Family Services fight over jurisdiction – Tbnewswatch.com

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202029 Views

Fort William First Nation claims inherent jurisdiction over Indigenous child welfare.

THUNDER BAY — The Superior Court of Justice has dismissed a motion to stay a provincial government directive affecting the operations of two Indigenous child welfare agencies in northwestern Ontario.

The issue revolves around a longstanding jurisdictional dispute between Dilico Anishinabek Family Care and Tikinagan Child and Family Services.

Dilico was established in 1986 by the 12 members of the Robinson Superior Treaty First Nations, including Fort William First Nation.

Tikinagan was incorporated in 1984 by the 49 members of Nishnawbe Aski Nation

Read More: https://www.tbnewswatch.com/local-news/dilico-and-tikinagan-child-and-family-services-fight-over-jurisdiction-2100325

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