Welfare

Welfare check leads to meth arrest | Crime and courts

Beatrice police arrested a man for drug offenses during a welfare check on Thursday. At approximately 8:45 p.m., Beatrice police were assisting DHHS in monitoring the welfare of a minor at Traveler’s Lodge in Beatrice. Police were admitted into the room and informed that Christopher Clayton, 37, was hiding in …

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Child welfare gaps have led to youth suicides, Indigenous group says in Federal Court

OTTAWA – Distant First Nations children and youth who committed suicide are tragic examples of how Canada’s wrongdoing against Indigenous children was willful and reckless, federal court lawyers argued Wednesday. Akosua Matthews, representing the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, a political territorial organization representing 49 predominantly remote First Nations in northwestern Ontario, …

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