Indigenous Heritage and Best Interests of Child – BCCA decision
The British Columbia Court of Appeal upheld a lower court decision concerning the consideration of Indigenous heritage with all other factors for adoption of a First Nations, Métis or Inuit child. While Indigenous heritage is important, it is just one factor to be weighed in determining the best interests of the child.
Commentary from Globe and Mail; CBC
Decision: M.M. v. T.B. , 2017 BCCA 296