What can be done about treatment of kids on reserves? Your thoughts
Tuesday's ruling says Canada fails to provide the same level of child welfare services that exist elsewhere
The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ruled the federal government discriminates against First Nation children who live on reserves.
The tribunal said Tuesday the federal government must "cease the discriminatory practice" of failing to provide the same level of child welfare services to those on reserves that exist elsewhere.
The ruling comes after a nearly nine-year fight between the government and the First Nations and Family Caring Society, alongside the Assembly of First Nations, which filed the complaint in February 2007.
Now that the decision has been published, where should the government go from here? What do you think of the ruling? Will it make a difference on reserves?
Many of you weighed in via CBC Forum, our new attempt to encourage a different kind of conversation on our website.