On December 8, 2016, Bill 89, the Supporting Children, Youth and Families Act, 2016 was introduced in the House of Commons. The proposed bill replaces the Child and Family Services Act (CFSA) with the Child Youth and Family Services Act (CYFSA) and amends the current CFSA to raise the age of protection for children up…Details
Comment Period Open: Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 – Phase 1 Proposed Regulatory Revisions
The Ministry of Children and Youth Services invites you to comment on the first phase of the proposed regulatory provisions and statements of policy to support the successful implementation of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017, which received Royal Assent on June 1, 2017. Comments are due no later than January 26, 2018.…Details
Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies apologizes for harm child welfare has done to Ontario Indigenous children and families
On October 1-3, 2017, the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies (OACAS) hosted a gathering at Geneva Park and Rama First Nation to acknowledge and apologize for the harmful role child welfare has played historically, and continues to play, in the lives of Ontario Indigenous children, families, and communities.