26 children died while under province’s protection since 2009

Documents obtained by CBC News under Access to Information have revealed that more than two dozen children under the province’s protection have died since the formation of the Newfoundland and Labrador Child, Youth and Family Services department in 2009.

According to the documents, 26 children and youth under the age of 18 have died while under the province’s care — a number that has Carol Chafe, Newfoundland and Labrador’s child and youth advocate, concerned.

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