Mikmaw mothers fight to get special needs son help documented in film

first_imgTrina Roache APTN National NewsMaurina Beadle wouldn’t trade her son Jeremy for any other child, though she wouldn’t want anyone to endure what she has to get him help.But other parents do face the same problem with getting the federal government to fund specialized treatment and care for First Nations children – known as Jordan’s Principle.Beadle won her case against Ottawa a few years ago and shared her experience in a documentary on how Canada discriminates against First Nations children.last_img

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