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Group Seeks Unrestricted Access to Adoption Records

Coarpei.jpgOrigins Canada and a new group called Coalition for Open Adoption Records on PEI want UNRESTRICTED access to adoption records. Four provinces and one territory in Canada already allow birth parents or adopted children access to the records, although in some places either one can veto the access to this information. Laura Chapin talked with Chad Crockett who was adopted and signed Origin's petition. She also spoke with June McKinnon, the provincial adoption coordinator with the Department of Social Services.

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