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Fostering Hope Part 2: Foster parents hope to teach kids that 'every person matters'

After having three children of their own, Dean and Andrea McGilvray said they didn’t quite feel like they had finished having a family.

“I had read an article in the local paper on fostering and when I put the article down, I thought fostering was where we were called to be,” said foster parent Dean.

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Fostering Hope: Peterborough region in need of foster families

For many, sitting down to dinner, playing games, and going off to sport practice, is what “family time” is all about. But for thousands of young people across the country, it’s a very different reality. 436 more words


Children’s Aid NCCS Supports New York’s Community School System

With a BS and an MA in education from New York University and a professional diploma in school administration from Iona College in New Rochelle, Erica Zigelman went on to become the principal of Middle School 322: The Renaissance Leadership Academy in Washington Heights. 185 more words

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Lie or Else

Surely this is one of those ridiculous headlines ripped from the satirical Onion: “Children taken away from foster parents unwilling to say Easter Bunny is real.” 150 more words

Locked-out children's aid staff picket in Burk's Falls

BURK’S FALLS — Workers locked out of their jobs by the Children’s Aid Society of the District of Nipissing and Parry Sound marched down Ontario Street in Burk’s Falls on Friday morning. 173 more words


Cold Case of the Dirty Snow

* Please note I have changed the names of those written of here. The story otherwise is fact and truth.

45 years later and I remember the boy in the wall. 1,972 more words