Not the first time Manitoba has promised to remove child welfare kids from hotels

APTN National News
News spread fast Wednesday of a young girl being attacked and left for dead in Winnipeg who was a ward of the state – housed in a hotel.

It’s since been learned a 15-year-old boy has been charged for the attack.

The province promised Wednesday to stop housing child welfare kids in hotels by June 1.

As APTN’s Jaydon Flett reports it’s not the first time the Manitoba government has made that promise.