➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
Canada: Minister Goodale issues new direction on keeping children out of Canada’s immigration detention system and keeping families together (Press release)
Canada Border Services Agency – November 06, 2017
The key objective of the Ministerial Direction is to – as much as humanly possible – keep children out of detention, and keep families together. The Ministerial Direction makes it clear that the Best Interests of the Child must be given primary consideration.