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ADHD, Children's Aid, My Son and Me

I always knew something was wrong but couldn’t quite put my finger on it. When I spoke to his teachers they would dismiss my concerns. 980 more words

Man abandons two children following three-vehicle car crash in Quebec City

Two children are in child protective services on Friday after a man left them behind following a three-vehicle accident.

Quebec City police are looking for the 38-year-old man who abandoned a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old after a collision shortly after 5 p.m. 39 more words


Disclosure meeting

We had a meeting yesterday with our social worker and we have been matched with a sibling group of 2 girls. We have decided to proceed with the next step and have a meeting with the adoption team to get more information and understand the plan for adoption. 20 more words


Ontario may collect race-based data on kids in care

Always controversial to collect race-based data but without data, hard to know what is happening and what measures could be taken to address problem areas: 228 more words


Mixed News

Good News: So this morning, I saw an unknown call coming through on my cell phone. I held by breathe and answered hearing the voice of our worker – WOOHOO!!! 288 more words


Manitoba to keep closer watch on firms who supervise kids in care

The private contractors who look after at-risk kids housed in hotels will be getting some additional supervision of their own.

Citing a government review that found “inconsistencies in the quality of care and in the value of the services provided,” Family Services Minister Kerri Irvin-Ross said senior staff from her department will directly oversee contract workers while the government works to reduce its reliance on private firms. 51 more words


Rare look inside secretive family court reveals parents struggling with poverty, addiction and mental illness

There isn’t a spare seat in this courthouse waiting room on a Wednesday at noon: Multi-generational families sit huddled together, wearing their winter coats. A woman talks on her cellphone, vowing to record her next interaction with the Children’s Aid Society, to have some kind of proof of suspected misdeeds. 2,080 more words