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Prepare the Ombudman for the Job

Written by Gail Aitken, Professor Emeritus Ryerson, Members of the Children in Limbo Task Force Apparently no later than May 1st, 2019, the Ontario Ombudsman’s Office will assume many of the responsibilities of the Ontario Child Advocate’s office. This is an … Continue reading

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Eliminating the Ontario Child Advocate’s Office a mistake

Written by Marv Bernstein and Birgitte Granofsky. Marv and Brigitte are members of the Children in Limbo Task Force and their op-ed was submitted to the Toronto Star, where it was originally published.  Waking up to the news Thursday morning that … Continue reading

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Kids at Risk

Written by Ingrid Palmer. Ingrid is a member of the Children in Limbo Task Force and submitted this letter to The Globe and Mail, where it was originally published.  Re Ford Puts Vulnerable Children At More Risk (Nov. 19): I … Continue reading

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The Importance of Adoption With Openness

Adoption is extremely important in order to provide permanence for children who cannot be raised by their birth parents or relatives. Every child requires bonding with a close caregiver in order to develop at a normal pace, physically and mentally. … Continue reading

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The Best Interest of the Child?

Written by a member of the Children in Limbo Task Force with lived experience in the child welfare system. Some musings on the phrase “the best interest of the child” from a former crown ward. First off, I would like to … Continue reading

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