Alberta child welfare survivor pens book about his experience with the system

 

A young Alberta man who survived abuse in the child welfare system is fighting to have a life and writing a book about his experiences.

At the age of four, Steven Morin was put in child welfare.

Throughout his life, he has battled drug and alcohol addictions.

Now he’s writing a book about how he survived with the hope that he can help others.

Video Journalist / Edmonton

Chris Stewart has been in the media for 20 years. He has worked at CBC, Global and CTV as a news camera operator and editor. Chris joined APTN in 2012 in the Saskatoon Bureau and moved to APTN Edmonton bureau in 2015 as a Videojournalist.

22 thoughts on “Alberta child welfare survivor pens book about his experience with the system

  1. You all are heroes for speaking out! Never stop telling your story. I know I won’t, and I can’t wait to have my story told as a loving mother who had her children kidnapped because of bribery, petty jealousies, and a desire to control.

  2. You all are heroes for speaking out! Never stop telling your story. I know I won’t, and I can’t wait to have my story told as a loving mother who had her children kidnapped because of bribery, petty jealousies, and a desire to control.

  3. Ahkamaymok niheyow …ay hiy
    Mr.Morin thank you for being the voice of so many that cant or wont speak. You are the True reflection of Reconciliation like so many others. Our ppl will become stronger. Nanaskmon

  4. I have a question. Why is his picture side by side with The Edmonton police badge or logo?

    1. Hai hai, thank you. Im aiming to have it being sold in chapters and all affiliated companies as well as Amazon.

  5. Ahkamaymok niheyow …ay hiy
    Mr.Morin thank you for being the voice of so many that cant or wont speak. You are the True reflection of Reconciliation like so many others. Our ppl will become stronger. Nanaskmon

    1. Hai hai, thank you. Im aiming to have it being sold in chapters and all affiliated companies as well as Amazon.

    1. Totally agree with you. I spent 18 years in youth protection. The s**t that goes on and nobody knows about…

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