Executive Council
July 31, 2017

Update on Inquiry into Treatment of Innu Children in Care

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Innu Leadership have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that outlines their mutual intent to pursue an inquiry into the treatment, experiences and outcomes of Innu in the child protection system.

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and Innu Leadership are actively working on the detailed Terms of Reference for the Inquiry and have been exchanging proposals over the course of the last several weeks. Both parties anticipate completing the Terms of Reference this week. The Terms of Reference will be sent to the Federal Government as the Innu and the province have requested the Federal Government’s participation in the Inquiry.

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Media contacts
Michelle Cannizzaro
Office of the Premier

Donna Paddon
Innu Nation Communications

2017 07 31                              5:50 p.m.