Two Tragedies: Holding Systems Accountable

Canadian CW report

Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth

Saskatoon, SK: Advocate for Children and Youth

This report examines the lives of two young boys called “Sam” and “Derek”, whose paths crossed tragically on August 21, 2013. The report includes a review of the services both boys received from the Ministry of Social Services (MSS) and the Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services Inc. (the Agency) leading up to Sam’s death. It is also a review of the mechanisms and structures for  accountability by those responsible to ensure that quality standards for child protection are being upheld in this province.