A family celebrates return of girl from foster care

APTN National News
It’s estimated that approximately forty percent of children in foster care in Canada are First Nations, Inuit or Metis.

In B.C. more than half the children in foster care are Aboriginal.

But in one northern community, a First Nations family is celebrating the return of a little girl who was taken into custody after her mother was murdered a year ago.

With more, here’s APTN’s Wayne Roberts.

Online Producer / Ottawa

Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.

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