we are oganizing national class action related to CFS. Our aboriginal leaders in Manitoba have no direction. Maybe you people can lead by example. I lived in Vancouver for 10years from 89-99, and I love all the great political things the UBIC has done over the years, standing up to oppression. We need your help here in Manitoba! Elsie Flette is tearing families apart by the thousands under the guidance of our Minister Gord Mackintosh!
MINISTER'S RESPONSIBILITIES AND POWERS
(a) setting provincial objectives and priorities for the provision of child and family services;
(b) establishing policies and standards for the provision of child and family services, including policies and standards relating to a child's safety and security that must include
(i) assessing risks to a child's life, health or emotional well-being in his or her present circumstances or any proposed placement, and
(ii) determining the nature and frequency of contact that an agency should have with a child to ensure that the child is safe and receiving appropriate services;
(c) monitoring and assessing how authorities carry out their responsibilities under this Act;
(d) allocating funding and other resources to authorities;
(e) providing support services to authorities;
(f) communicating to authorities the primary importance of a child's safety and security in the provision of child and family services and monitoring the oversight provided by authorities of agencies in this regard.
S.M. 2008, c. 33, s. 2.
Directions to authority
(a) achieving provincial objectives and priorities;
(b) providing guidelines for the authority to follow in carrying out its responsibilities, duties and powers; and
(c) coordinating the work of the authority with the programs, policies and work of the government and others in providing child and family services.
Minister may provide services
(a) provide or arrange for the provision of child and family services in any area of the province, whether or not services are being provided in that area by an authority or agency; and
(b) do anything else the minister considers necessary to promote and ensure the provision of child and family services in the province.
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