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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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Multiculturalism

Ontario children’s aid societies agree to collect race data

Overdue.

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

Multiculturalism

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

Local News

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

Local News

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

Adoption

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

Adoption

Bad custody law hurts grandparents

In Canada alone, there are over 75,000 people raising their grandchildren and the number is just going to continue to grow.

The main reason I see this happening is girls are having children before they are stable or equipped to raise them and, of course, there are mental health issues and substance abuse. 284 more words

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