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The dark history of Weechi-it-te-win Family Services

 

October 17, 2022



Content warning: This article includes details of sexual abuse and human trafficking.

A First Nations child welfare agency paid to protect vulnerable children has been directly involved in the sexual abuse of children in its care, APTN has learned.

From workers sexually abusing children to caregivers being charged for doing it, the history of Weechi-it-te-win Family Services is steeped in stories of abuse going back at least 27 years.

And if there was any purported screening, you wouldn’t know it.

https://www.aptnnews.ca/investigates/the-dark-history-of-weechi-it-te-win-family-services/

 

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