The scope of the Commission’s mandate is set by Order in Council No. 89/2011 to inquire into the circumstances surrounding the death of Phoenix Sinclair and in particular to inquire into:
the child welfare services provided or not provided to Phoenix Sinclair and her family under The Child and Family Services Act;
any other circumstances, apart from the delivery of child welfare services, directly related to the death of Phoenix Sinclair; and
why the death of Phoenix Sinclair remained undiscovered for several months.