Category: Canada

Moratorium Imposed on Adoptions from Nepal

Source: Jun 04, 2010 14:38 ET OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – June 4, 2010) – Canadian adoptions from Nepal have been suspended due to concerns about fraud and child trafficking.

Young Chinese arrivals pure joy for Canadian families

Source: 2010-05-31 23:53:32 by Al Campbell VANCOUVER, May 31 (Xinhua) — As the world gets ready to mark International Children’s Day this Tuesday, the occasion will be a truly special time for those families who have indeed become a family through the adoption of a child.

New horror as traffickers grab children from hospital

Source: By Nick Allen Saturday January 23 2010 CHILDREN’S charities have voiced concern for the safety of thousands of orphans after Western nations began speeding up adoption procedures for the young survivors of Haiti’s earthquake. Countries, including France and Spain, have streamlined the process in the hope of getting young people to safety as… Read more »

Haiti earthquake: charities warn against rush to speed adoptions

Source: Children’s charities have voiced fears for the safety of thousands of orphans after Western nations began speeding up adoption procedures in the wake of the Haiti earthquake. By Bruno Waterfield and Nick Allen in Port au Prince Published: 6:02PM GMT 22 Jan 2010 A young orphan cries at the Lycee Francais in Port-au-Prince… Read more »

A new home for baby offered to me for $10,000.

Source:  Date: 2010-01-05  Byline: Simon Parry A VIETNAMESE boy offered by a ‘baby broker’ for $10,000 to an Irish Daily Mail reporter is to begin a new life with a family in Canada within weeks. Hoang, now four months old, had been kept at a ramshackle maternity home which supplies infants for adoption to… Read more »

Britain to apologize over forced child migrants to Canada

Source: Tiffany Crawford, Canwest News Service Published: Sunday, November 15, 2009 OTTAWA — The British government will apologize to the families of thousands of poor children who were shipped to Canada and Australia — where many were used as forced labourers and abused — according to an announcement Sunday that is being met with celebration… Read more »

Mom questions China’s adoption system

Source:   By Richard Foot, Canwest News ServiceSeptember 26, 2009 A Nova Scotia mother who adopted a baby from China says she is haunted by questions about whether her little girl — and other Chinese adoptees in Canada — might have been kidnapped from her birth parents, or sold for cash.

52 children adopted have gone

01 Oct 2007 Mariana Iancu County Department of Child Protection Constanta advertising do not know anything of the fate of 52 children who been adopted internationally in the period 1997-2000. Chief Directorate, Peter Dinica, said the Romanian Office for Adoption (ORA) has not submitted any report postadoptie, as was the procedure. The 52 children are… Read more »

Girls seized, handed over for adoption

Source: Foreign families paid officials and orphanages Fiona Tam Jul 02, 2009 About 80 newborn baby girls from a county in Guizhou have been confiscated from their parents by family planning officials since 2001 and handed over to foreign adoptive parents as orphans at a price of US$3,000 each, state media reported. Struggling farmers… Read more »