Province of Québec set to bring in customary adoption rules

Tom Fennario
APTN National News
For man First Nations and Inuit, customary adoption is just a way of life.

If someone is unable to care for a child, then a family or community member will over step in.

But most provinces in Canada don’t legally recognize customary adoption.

Québec is looking to change its own laws.

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Producer Nouvelles Nationales d'APTN / Montreal

Born and raised in Montreal, Tom cut his teeth working in community television in Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory before joining APTN as a cameraman/editor in 2008. In 2015 he was promoted to Video Journalist. Since 2019 Tom has been a producer for the French weekly newscast Nouvelles Nationales d’APTN.

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