Wabaseemoong Independent Nations
Customary Care Code
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The Wabaseemoong Independent Nations announced that effective January 8, 2021, its Customary Care Code (the “Code”) will have the force of federal law, per the provisions of the federal legislation An Act respecting First Nation, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families. The Code will be the authority governing child welfare and protection matters applicable to all Wabaseemoong Independent Nations’ children and youth regardless of residency.

To view the Code or related information please click on one of the links below:

Read the finalized and signed Wabaseemoong Independent Nations Customary Care Code.

Wabaseemoong Independent Nations Customary Care Code

Wabaseemoong Independent Nations Renew Anishinaabe Identity Through Customary Care Code.

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Wabaseemoong Independent Nations will have Anishinaabe law on child welfare start in new year.

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Wabaseemoong, Canada and Ontario Sign Agreement on Child Welfare Laws (Bill C-92)

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