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Family Law - Adoption - Persons who may adopt and be adopted - Practice and procedure - Courts - Jurisdiction

Thursday, October 06, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeals by the foster parents from the dismissal of their applications to adopt their foster child and for relief under the Charter. The appellants had been the foster parents of a three-year-old child who was in the permanent care of the Director. The child had been in the care of the appellants from two days after her birth. She was of Metis heritage, as was one of the appellants. The placement with the appellants had been successful and the appellants wished to adopt the child. However,...