Monday May 25, 2020

What sank Arc Adoption?

The adoption agency is shutting its doors while owing large sums to 70 couples. Its founder pins the blame on the Department of Children

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
8th November, 2015
Arc Adoption will shut owing significant sums of money

Last week, this newspaper revealed that one of the country’s two intercountry adoption agencies is closing its doors. Having been established with great fanfare in 2011, Arc Adoption will shut owing significant sums of money to 70 couples going through the arduous process of intercountry adoption.

Where did it all go wrong?

Shane Downer, founder of Arc Adoption, lays much of the blame at the door of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. He...

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