Adoptee: “I Feel Like I’ve Been Thrown Out of My Family Tree”

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Adoptee: “I Feel Like I’ve Been Thrown Out of My Family Tree”

Social Affairs, Science and Technology – March 22, 2018:

Adoptee Diane Poitras details her experience trying to find her birth mother as the committee wraps up its study on Canada’s post-war adoption mandate for unmarried mothers.

Also appearing before the committee are the United Church of Canada’s Reverend Dan Hayward, Mouvement Retrouvailles’s Caroline Fortin, and Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies’ Mary Ballantyne. (March 22, 2018)