Ottawa Backs Indigenous Child Welfare Law After Quebec Court Declares Parts Of It Unconstitutional

According to the CBC, Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu says Ottawa will continue to back its Indigenous child welfare law despite a Quebec court ruling that found parts of the law unconstitutional.

The Quebec Court of Appeal issued a decision yesterday finding the law constitutional apart from two key sections.

The court took issue with the section of the law that allows Indigenous child welfare laws to supersede provincial laws when they conflict.

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