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”). This information sheet does not consider potential liability for First Nations who have exercised jurisdiction over child and family services under An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis Children, Youth and Families (commonly known as “Bill C-92”) or s. 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982.

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