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Southern Network Standards

The following standards are applicable to the delivery of child and family services:

"Coming Soon"

Federal Legislation

The following federal legislation is applicable to the delivery of Indigenous child and family services across Canada:

An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (Bill C-92)

Authorized Indigenous Governing Bodies (IGBS) - (which require notice of significant measure regarding an Indigenous child under the new federal legislation above)

Provincial Legislation

The following provincial legislation is applicable to the delivery of child and family services (including adoption services) in Manitoba:

The Adoption Act

The Child and Family Services Act

The Child and Family Services Authorities Act

The Family Maintenance Act

The Fatal Inquiries Act

The Financial Administration Act

The Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act

The Intercountry Adoption (Hague Convention) Act

The Ombudsman Act

The Personal Health Information Act

The Social Services Administration Act


Child and Family Services Regulation

Child and Family Services Authorities Regulation

Authority Determination Protocol Regulation

Critical Incident Reporting Regulation

Foster Home Licensing and Appeals


AJI-CWI Website

Caring for First Nations Children Society

Child Protection - Designated Intake Agencies

Child Welfare League of Canada

Envision: The Manitoba Journal of Child Welfare

First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada

First Nations Component of the Canadian Incident Study of Report Child Abuse and Neglect (FNCIS 2008)

211 Manitoba

Provincial Standards Manual

Provincial Advisory Committee on Child Abuse


Assembly of First Nations

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs

Southern Chiefs' Organization

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