The New Child and Youth Well-Being Act (Recording) 

Feb. 3, 2023
Fredericton Online


A panel discussion regarding the new, stand-alone legislation which aims at modernizing the 40-year-old Family Services Act, and seeks to promote the interests, protection, participation and well-being of children, youth and their families.  The new legislation aims to decrease formality and increase flexibility for court processes, which will improve access to justice.

Chair: Chantal A. Landry, Office of the Attorney General of NB

Panelists: Mary E. McCormack, RSW, Department of Social Development; Misty Matthews-Emery, New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission



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