New report says Indigenous children more susceptible to threats.


Last updated 9/15/2023 at 9:48am


CALGARY, Alb.-By some measurements, the quality of life for Canadian children-especially Indigenous children-has diminished, according to the sixth annual "Raising Canada" report revealed. The report, written by Children First Canada and university researchers from Calgary, McGill, and Toronto showed that Indigenous children are more susceptible to many of the issues researchers identified.

"They're more likely to become injured, become ill, or even die from preventable diseases," said Sarah Austin, founder and CEO of Children First Canada, the children's advocacy group, which printed the r...

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