➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
Canada: Quebec report of child abuse and neglect increasing: 20 new cases a day
Montreal Gazette – May 31, 2017
In 2015-2016, child welfare evaluated 27,946 alerts for children five years of age or younger. The rate of alerts to child welfare authorities spiked by 40 per cent in the past eight years compared to 2007-2008, and of these, the number of cases it acted on had increased by 27 per cent.