‘The system just eats up our children’ child welfare at issue during MMIWG hearings in Winnipeg


Child welfare was at the heart of the discussions at the National missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls inquiry hearings Monday in Winnipeg.

The location for these hearings seemed fitting – Manitoba has the highest apprehension rates in Canada.

And it’s an issue that commissioners say they’ve heard across the country.

Reporter / Winnipeg

Brittany joined the APTN news team in October 2016. She is Ojibway and a member of the Long Plain First Nation in Manitoba. Before coming to APTN, she graduated with a joint degree in communications from the University of Winnipeg and Red River College.