Submissions

SUBMISSION REGARDING BILL 89

Submitted by: Members of the Children in Limbo Task Force

Summary: Bill 89 was referred to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy. The Committee held hearings in March 2017. In follow-up to the Children in Limbo Task Force’s December 2014 submission, Modernizing the Language this brief was submitted for considerations and members of the Children in Limbo Task Force presented at the hearings.

[Read Submission: Regarding Bill 89]

Related Documents:

  1. Recomendations to Children and Youth Services 
  2. Modernizing the Language
  3. Effective, Coordinated Permanency Planning is Crucial to Positive Outcomes
  4. Child’s Consent to Adoption – the Ontario Perspective

LETTER TO MOTHERISK COMMISSION 

motherisk-logoSubmitted by: Members of the Children in Limbo Task Force 

Summary: As the Motherisk Commission moves forward on reviewing cases which Motherisk analysis testing was relied on in decisions around custody, members of the Children in Limbo Task Force urged them to consider the affect of limbo has on young people.

[Read Submission: Letter to the Motherisk Commission]


RECOMMENDATIONS TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES

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Submitted by: Members of the Children in Limbo Task Force

Summary: This brief is a follow-up to the December 2014 Submission, to reinforce our recommendations and also to include recommendations for other revisions to the Act.

[Read Submission: Recommendation to the Children and Youth Services]

 

 

Related Documents:

  1. Modernizing the Language
  2. Effective, Coordinated Permanency Planning is Crucial to Positive Outcomes
  3. Child’s Consent to Adoption – the Ontario Perspective

SUBMISSION: MODERNIZING THE LANGUAGE OF THE CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES ACT

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Members of the Children in Limbo Task Force

Summary: Recommendations for re-examining and/or removing words and expressions that are outdated, discriminatory or stigmatizing, with suggestions for substitutions in keeping with the spirit of the Child and Family Services Act

[Read Submission: Modernizing the Language of the Child and Family Services Act]


SUBMISSION: YOUTH LEAVING CARE HEARINGS

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Submitted by:
Gitte Granofsky, Cand. Psych., C. Psych. Assoc.,
Co-Chair of the Children in Limbo Task Force of the Sparrow Lake Alliance.

Summary: In 2011, the Our Voice Our Turn team with the support of the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth held the first Canadian youth-led hearings at the Provincial Legislature on the topic of youth leaving care. This submission joined hundreds more from youth in and from care and other allies with experiences and suggestions on how to help youth aging out of the system be more successful.

 

[Read Submission: Youth Leaving Care Hearings]


SUBMISSION TO: THE MINISTRY OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES REGARDING THE 2010 REVIEW OF THE ONTARIO CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES ACT (CFSA) 

Submitted by:
Dr. James Wilkes, Chairman of the Limbo Task Force

Summary: In 2010 the Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) reviewed Ontario’s CFSA. The Children in Limbo Task Force submitted some recommendations for consideration during the process.

[Read the Submission: MCYS]