Determining which bands, First Nations, Inuit and Métis Communities a First Nations, Inuk or Métis child identifies with
Bill or Act:
Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017
Summary of Proposal:
For the purposes of a determination of a child's bands and First Nations, Inuit or Métis communities under this Act, a child's bands and communities are any of the following:
a) where the views of the child can be ascertained, the bands and First Nations, Inuit or Métis communities with which a child identifies;
b) if the views of the child cannot be ascertained, bands and First Nations, Inuit or Métis communities identified by the child's parents as the band or community with which the child identifies; or
c) the bands and First Nations, Inuit or Métis communities of which a child is a member.
A child may identify with or be a member of more than one band or First Nations, Inuit or Métis community.
December 11, 2017
Comments Due Date:
January 26, 2018
Ministry of Children and Youth Services
56 Wellesley St West, 15th Floor
Toronto, ON M5S 2S3