Statement - One year since landmark decision

January 26, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission

The Chief Commissioner of Canadian Human Rights Commission, Marie-Claude Landry, issues the following statement:

"One year ago today, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal issued a landmark decision in support of child welfare services for Indigenous children on reserve. This was an important milestone on Canada’s path towards reconciliation, and in that spirit, the Canadian Human Rights Commission continues to urge all Parties to sit down together and work collaboratively on this decision’s implementation. “  

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