Art by Jo Chen. Molly is preemptively escorted away by Karolina while the older children watch the sacrifice commence. They inform Karolina and decide to run away from their homes that very night.
People enter the Law Courts in Winnipeg on Feb. Provincial court Judge Shauna Hewitt-Michta said in an inquest report released Wednesday that federal law forbids incarceration for child-welfare purposes, but there must be ways to prevent high-risk children in care from continually running away and facing grave danger.
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The girl was seized from her family at birth, ran away from foster homes and group homes and was exploited by gangs to work in the sex trade.
A child and family services agency placed her in a private rural facility well away from Winnipeg, hoping the distant location would dissuade her from running away. She was found again being exploited in the sex trade and was sent to another home run by the same private company — Specialized Foster Homes — in Brandon.
After being arrested for theft from a drugstore, she was placed in the youth section of the Brandon jail and hanged herself with a bed sheet. The question of how to keep children in care from running away was also highlighted following the death of Tina Fontaine, a year-old Indigenous girl whose body was found in a Winnipeg river.
The trial of her accused killer, Raymond Cormier, heard that Tina would frequently leave hotels and a youth shelter where she had been placed by child-welfare officials. She walked away a final time from a hotel room after rejecting pleas from a social worker to stay.
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His office issued a statement that did not address the issue of runaways. It said the private company that last took care of her lacked expertise in helping girls who had been exploited and was not able to prevent the teen from using drugs and alcohol while in its care.Administered by: Bureau of Youth Intervention Services Goals: To increase family reunification/preserve and stabilize families; and to divert or minimize involvement in .
Hewitt-Michta examined the death of a year-old chronic runaway, who cannot be identified because of a publication ban. The girl was seized from her family at birth, ran away from foster.
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