Nunavut weak at protecting children
Children in Nunavut are not adequately protected by the territory's child and family services system, which does not even conduct criminal record checks on potential foster homes, according to federal Auditor General Sheila Fraser.
In a shocking audit of Nunavut's children, youth and family programs and services, Fraser said the territory's Health and Social Services Department fails to prevent children from being placed in unsafe environments.
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8 March 2011