First Nation child welfare battle continues in Federal Court

Lawyers were back in Federal Court today arguing about whether a decision by the Human Rights Tribunal should be overturned.

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Lawyers were back in Federal Court today arguing about whether a decision by the Human Rights Tribunal should be overturned.

At issue is whether the federal government short changes First Nations kids in care compared to those who live off reserve.

The Federal Court is allowing APTN National News to tape the proceedings.

APTN National News reporter Annette Francis was there.

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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.