This information sheet provides general information on potential liability concerns for First Nations and their employees who take on prevention funding as part of Canada’s reformed funding model for the First Nation Child and Family Service Program (“FNCFS Program”).
In this article, the authors share their research on a curriculum for social
justice, truth, and then reconciliation as put forth by the First Nations Child and
Family Caring Society (Caring Society). The Caring Society is a non-profit
organization that advocates for equity and social justice for First Nations children
and creates social justice educational materials for Canadian learners. The authors
provide an overview of the Caring Society campaigns and educational research. More
People of all ages, including children, can participate in meaningful reconciliation activities by learning about reconciliation and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action, learning about the history of Canada from a variety of viewpoints, and learning about fun and engaging ways to get involved. Resources and activities for Early Childhood learners may include those that teach about Indigenous history and culture, expand on concepts like justice and fairness, and encourage asking questions.