B.C.'s family justice system: In our children's best interest?

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It’s one of the most alarming family justice cases in Canadian history: A high-conflict custody battle with allegations of sexual abuse by a father and incompetence by B.C.’s Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) that raises serious questions about how our system deals with families at their breaking point.

In a five-part CKNW special investigation, reporter Charmaine de Silva takes an in-depth look at how a judge, a lawyer and our system, in general, led to justice being derailed.

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Title: How ‘flawed’ B.C. court rulings tore 4 kids away from their dad for 5 years and counting

How B.C.’s ill-equipped system spawned the longest child welfare fight in Canada’s history

November 30th, 2017

It's one of the most alarming family justice cases in Canadian history. A high-conflict custody battle with allegations of sexual abuse by a father, and… Go to Episode

How B.C.’s ill-equipped system spawned the longest child welfare fight in Canada’s history

November 30th, 2017

It's one of the most alarming family justice cases in Canadian history. A high-conflict custody battle with allegations of sexual abuse by a father, and… Go to Episode

How B.C.’s ill-equipped system spawned the longest child welfare fight in Canada’s history

November 30th, 2017

It's one of the most alarming family justice cases in Canadian history. A high-conflict custody battle with allegations of sexual abuse by a father, and… Go to Episode

How B.C.’s ill-equipped system spawned the longest child welfare fight in Canada’s history

November 30th, 2017

It's one of the most alarming family justice cases in Canadian history. A high-conflict custody battle with allegations of sexual abuse by a father, and… Go to Episode