Ending birth alerts a ‘red herring’ that doesn’t address root causes of child apprehension, experts say | CBC News

The number of newborns taken into care dropped dramatically as birth alerts ended across Canada, but child welfare experts warn ceasing the practice cannot be the only step governments take to keep families together. “[Birth alerts] really risk being kind of a red herring in the real issue of ensuring that children have an adequate opportunity to […]

Ending birth alerts a ‘red herring’ that doesn’t address root causes of child apprehension, experts say | CBC News