Child welfare worker ‘on leave’ after confrontation with Indigenous advocate caught on video – APTN News

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Child welfare worker ‘on leave’ after confrontation with Indigenous advocate caught on video – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 202139 Views

Jun 10, 2021

A profanity-laced video that shows a staff member with Children’s Services Alberta (CSA) making comments to an Indigenous child welfare advocate has led to the worker being put on leave according to the ministry.

The video, shared widely on social media, was taken earlier this week in the parking lot of the Forest Lawn children’s services office in southeast Calgary.

In the video the staff member says “you get in my f***ing face and I’ll punch you in the f***ing head” and “If you don’t like children’s services taking your f***ing kids maybe you should treat them right.”

The video was recorded by Cheryl Wozniak, who is part of the advocacy group Preserving Families: The Fight Against Alberta Child and Family Services.

She was at the Forest Lawn office to “chalk” the parking lot.

Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/child-welfare-worker-on-leave-after-confrontation-with-indigenous-advocate-caught-on-video/

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