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SK First Nation launches Bill C-92 consultations in Vancouver while demanding justice for Noelle O’Soup – CTV News

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 202388 Views

March 21, 2023

A Saskatchewan First Nation is taking the first steps towards self-governing child and family services within its own community, while demanding justice for one of its young members who died while in the care of B.C.’s government.

The Key First Nation says it chose Vancouver as the place to launch consultations Tuesday over Bill C-92 —federal legislation that re-affirms the rights of Indigenous communities to establish and provide their own child-welfare services—in honour of Noelle O’Soup.

The body of 14-year-old O’Soup was discovered in a rooming house at Hastings Street and Heatley Avenue in May 2022, nearly a year after she went missing from a group home while under the care of B.C.’s Ministry of Children and Family Development.

“The community remains outraged at the circumstances surrounding Noelle’s death and the inaction of MCFD, the B.C. Coroner’s Office, Coquitlam RCMP and VPD,” the Key First Nation wrote in a statement, which was issued ahead of a news conference in Vancouver at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

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