News & Annoucements

Posted on Sunday, October 09, 2016 by AT
In September, CAMH Scientist Dr. Alex Abramovich and collaborators unveiled Toronto's first mandatory training program for shelters to better meet the needs of LGBTQ homeless youth. The new
Posted on Saturday, October 08, 2016 by AT
Thank you for everyone who took part in building a new playground at the Driftwood Parkette! It is amazing to such a large turn out to build a safe and fun place for the little ones! On August 13th over 200 volunteers came together at Driftwood Parkette (359 Driftwood Ave.) for the one-day build of...
Posted on Friday, October 07, 2016 by AT
Posted on Wednesday, October 05, 2016 by AT
Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth echoes calls to end the practice of detaining children in detention facilities.
Posted on Saturday, October 01, 2016 by AT
PUBLISHED BY: Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth  REPORT | We Have Something to Say: Young People and their Families Speak Out About Special Needs and Change "This is a very powerful report created by youth with special needs advocating for themselves and their families with regards to...
Posted on Saturday, October 01, 2016 by AT
The two-volume report, obtained by the Star ahead of its release, is called “One Vision One Voice: Changing the child welfare system to better serve African Canadians.” It demands that every aspect of child protection in Ontario be transformed by “anti-black racism” structures and practices.
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2016 by AT
Information from the Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC): The provincial government increased Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) rates in the 2016 Ontario Budget.
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2016 by AT
From a Government of Ontario news release: The province is improving the safety of Ontario roads by bringing in penalties for drug-impaired driving that match those already in place for drunk drivers. Starting October 2, 2016, drivers under the influence of drugs will face the following penalties: