Quebec backs customary adoptions

In Quebec, Aboriginal communities are finally getting legal recognition for a long-standing tradition.

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In Quebec, Aboriginal communities are finally getting legal recognition for a long-standing tradition.

It’s all about customary adoption.

Supporters say the practice can give a safe family home to kids in care and help many more stay out of child welfare system.

APTN National News reporter Danielle Rochette has this story.

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