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B.C. Supreme Court order providing Indigenous mother daily access to newborn could set national precedent

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B.C. Supreme Court order providing Indigenous mother daily access to newborn could set national precedent

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February 23, 2018

A BC Supreme Court ruling that orders the provincial government to ensure an Indigenous mother has daily access to her newborn child so she does not lose her maternal bond could impact other First Nations throughout the country. Maegen Giltrow, legal counsel for Huu-ay-aht and the mother, described the ruling as an important victory.

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