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Letters to Government of Canada From Velvet Martin Regarding Deaths of 741 Children in Care

on Fri, 01/17/2014 - 19:45
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Letters to Government of Canada From Velvet Martin & Linda Plourde Regarding Deaths of 741 Children in Care

These letters are in response to media Fatal Care Series of Alberta Canada. Journalists, Karen Kleiss of the Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald Darcy Henton of the Took on a 4-year investigative report of the Child Welfare System. Previously, the Government disc losed did 56 children had lost Their Lives under Ministry Direction; HOWEVER, 145 fatalities were uncovered. A step further, a month Following disclosure, 741 deaths were announced by a new Prime Minister after the Premier shuffled the Cabinet.

Here, the new Minister speaks:  

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Foster Father Jailed Friday For Beating Of 3 Year Old Girl, In Lancaster County

on Mon, 05/27/2013 - 11:10
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Foster father jailed Friday for Sept. beating of girl, 3, in Lancaster

"To my dear Belle," Martin began, as he and his many supporters wept. "I'm very sorry, dear child. You were placed in my care and I failed you. I will forever hold myself accountable to you. I pray for you every day, that you will go on to live a long, happy life." These words from a child abuser. Who had supporters in the court proceedings to help him.

I am just disgusted by this, the child was only three years old and only in the home for ninety days before this monster enacted this violence against a little girl. Who would support that? I would not.

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Happy 19th Birthday Samantha and Congratulations Velvet

on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 21:46

Local advocate wins service award

Edmonton mayor recognizes Velvet Martin's tireless advocacy for the vulnerable

By: Scott Hayes

St. Albert disabled persons advocate Velvet Martin recently earned an award usually reserved just for Edmontonians.
Martin spent years pushing for a new law to improve the rights of children with disabilities and their families after her 13-year-old daughter Samantha died while in a foster home. Martin’s efforts earned her an award for outstanding service from Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel during

his annual mayor’s awards ceremony recently.
Martin said the honour
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In loving memory of Samantha Martin Child Protection Reform Warrior (Canada)

on Sun, 02/12/2012 - 10:57
In Loving Memory of Samantha Martin Who Died Under Ministry Direction
 

In Loving Memory of Samantha Martin Who Died Under Ministry Direction
With a song by Avril Lavigne a nicely laid out video tribute in Celebration of the Importance of Life & Loving Memory of a young girl named Samantha Lauren Martin shows you her brief life as well as the sought after objective of birth parents who did not have her in their home most of her life and for whom they now seek inquiry and closure. Her death inspired Samantha's Law.

Her parents are John and Velvet Martin. On Jan.