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Penticton Indian Band grandmothers lead march on MCFD office

penticton-child protest

Penticton Indian Band members want the Ministry of Child and Family development to improve the way it consults with the community in child protection cases. (Brady Strachan/CBC)

Band claims social workers attempting to take children from families without proper consultation

By Brady Strachan, CBC News, October 13, 2017

Members of the Penticton Indian Band marched through that city today to protest what they claim is an eroding relationship with the Ministry of Children and Family Development where social workers are attempting to take children into custody without consulting band leadership. Read the rest of this entry