B.C. kept thousands in funding from family caring for granddaughter with disabilities

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AS SEEN ON CBC NEWS – May 31, 2022 | The B.C. Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) kept thousands of dollars in funding from grandparents who needed the money to help care for their grandchild, a new report has found…. READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE

The B.C. ombudsperson has found that federal money intended to help grandparents care for their grandchild living with disabilities wound up in provincial coffers through an ‘unjust’ funding model. Ministry knew about ‘problematic’ loophole in 2019 but didn’t fix it for years, ombudsperson says … READ THE ENTIRE REPORT