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Sask Government Receives Child Welfare Review Report & Names Cabinet Committee on Children and Youth

posted Dec 17, 2010, 7:42 AM by mfcjs website   [ updated Dec 17, 2010, 7:50 AM ]
Thurs Dec 16th, Social Services Minister June Draude received the Saskatchewan Child Welfare Panels' final report, entitled "For the Good of Our Children and Youth".

Minister Draude announced the creation of a Cabinet Committee on Children and Youth that will be responsible for developing and coordination a Saskatchewan Children and Youth Agenda, as recommended by the Panel, focusing on public policy and strategies across government to support children and families.

The Cabinet Committee will be supported by the Ministers' Committee on Children and Youth.  The province will issue a detailed plan for responding to the Child Welfare Review Panel's report in the Spring of 2011.

The Saskatchewan Child Welfare Review Panel's Final report is available at
http://saskchildwelfarereview.ca/CWR-panel-report.pdf.


Members on the Cabinet Committee on Children and Youth
Social Services Minister June Draude, Chair
First Nations and Métis Relations Minister Ken Cheveldayoff, Vice-Chair
Education Minister Donna Harpauer
Corrections, Public Safety and Policing Minister D.F (Yogi) Huyghebaert
Health Minister Don McMorris
Justice Minister Don Morgan
Advanced Education, Employment and Immigration Minister Rob Norris