Archive for the Aboriginal Services Category

Aboriginal Children in Care Working Group present report to Canada’s Premiers

The Aboriginal Children in Care Working group recently released the Aboriginal Children in Care Report to Canada’s Premiers. The report states that Aboriginal children are over-represented in child welfare systems across Canada. In August 2014, Canada’s Premiers directed provinces and territories to work with Aboriginal communities in […]

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Aboriginal Children in Care – Report to Canada’s Premiers

The Aboriginal Children in Care Working group recently released its Aboriginal Children in Care Report to Canada’s Premiers. The report highlights the fact that Aboriginal children are vastly over-represented in child welfare systems across Canada. In August 2014, Canada’s premiers directed the provinces and territories to work with […]

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous – August 9

Commemorating the date of the first meeting of the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations in 1982, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on August 9 each year to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous populations. The Day also recognizes the achievements and […]

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Release of Truth and Reconciliation Commission Summary Report

As Executive Director of the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies, I would like to congratulate the Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on the release of their summary report on June 2. The report is a historic accomplishment that will change our […]

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Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Final Report and Recommendations

On June 2, 2015, Justice Murray Sinclair released the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Summary Report. The report, which is 386 pages long and includes 94 recommendations, comes ahead of a final report that will be released later this year. The aim of the Commission and its report […]

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Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services Achieves Designation as CAS

We are pleased to announce that on April 1, 2015 Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services (KGCFS) received designation as a Children’s Aid Society pursuant to section 15(2) of the Child and Family Services Act. Click here to read Kina Gbezhgomi’s official announcement.

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