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Canada: Former rep for First Nations child welfare lashes back at MP’s criticism of $437K contract
CBC News – October 27, 2017
The former federal ministerial representative on First Nation child welfare reform is lashing out at an NDP MP for suggesting the nearly half-million dollar contract she received would have been better spent on the system she was appointed to study. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux, a former federal Liberal candidate in 2011, was appointed by the Trudeau government in August 2016 to conduct cross-country consultations on reforming on-reserve First Nation child welfare services.