‘Buying Babies’ from Kazakhstan
Would you give tens of thousands of dollars to adopt a baby? Many Canadians do, in the murky, unregulated world of international adoption. Meet a single, 28 year old Winnipegger who spends $41,000 in fees and expenses to journey to Kazakhstan in a heart-breaking attempt to become an adoptive mother. The public outcry from this story prompted the Canada’s immigration and foreign affairs departments to conduct a review of all international adoptions with Kazakhstan.