December 12, 2012

Motion No. 296

Also known as “Jordan's Principle,” this was motion tabled by Jean Crowder, MP Cowichan-Nanaimo for (NDP) where, "in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately adopt a child-first principle, based on Jordan's Principle, to resolve jurisdictional disputes involving the care of First Nations children.” It passed unanimously in the House of Commons.