CHIL­DREN’S RE­MOVAL FROM HOME PROMPTS CALL FOR APOL­OGY

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - - CANADA -

Kelly Re­gan, Nova Sco­tia’s com­mu­nity ser­vices min­is­ter has been asked to apol­o­gize to a woman af­ter two of her chil­dren were mis­tak­enly taken away by Child Pro­tec­tive Ser­vices for four weeks. The case was raised in the leg­is­la­ture Fri­day by PC critic Bar­bara Adams. She said the chil­dren — an in­fant and a seven-year-old — were taken by po­lice af­ter a re­port the woman had tested pos­i­tive for il­licit drugs. “The pos­i­tive test be­longed to some­one else,” Adams said. It took an­other three weeks be­fore the chil­dren were re­turned.

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