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Ontario children’s minister seeks racial data on kids in care

Always good to have better data to ensure improved analysis:

Ontario’s children’s minister says he will direct the province’s 47 children’s aid societies to collect race-based data as part of an effort to reduce the high number of black kids in care.

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CAS study reveals stark racial disparities for blacks, aboriginals

The disparities are quite striking and like all studies, force questioning into the reasons why, including implicit bias:

New research that for the first time calculates disparity in Ontario’s child protection system has found that aboriginal and black kids are far more likely to be investigated and taken into care than white children.

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Ontario children’s aid societies agree to collect race data


But data should be used not only to identify bias and ensure consistent treatment but also by communities to discuss aspects that may be internal: 313 more words


Toronto firm files statement of claim against province seeking $75 million over data leak

A Toronto law firm has filed a statement of claim in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice as a placeholder for a possible $75-million class-action lawsuit against the province. 697 more words

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Police probe leak of IDs of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville children's aid clients over web

The OPP is investigating and the families of 285 children’s aid clients in Lanark, Leeds and Grenville were to be contacted Tuesday after an electronic file with the names of the clients was posted on the Internet by unknown third party. 527 more words

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Change Child Welfare

Everyone has different opinions about the Ontario Child Welfare System. I think it needs to be destroyed and rebuilt with people who are more concerned about children and families, and less concerned about their paycheck.  389 more words


Blacklisted By Children's Aid Society

Some of you may have read my other blog, “A Chaotic Journey”. I have decided to shift to a new, separate blog to record and document what has happened and everything that is currently happening. 1,044 more words