Sep 13, 2021 - (pdf) Template Letter of Support for Fostering Privacy Fairness Act, 2020
Sep 13, 2021 - (word) Template Letter of Support for Fostering Privacy Fairness Act, 2020
Apr 20, 2021 - Fostering Privacy Fairness Act, 2020, Backgrounder
Dec 03, 2020 - Bill 237: Fostering Privacy Fairness Act, 2020
Dec 31, 2019 - Child, Youth, and Family Services Act, 2017, Part X , Backgrounder
Children in Limbo Task Force: Children at the Centre, Chapter 18, Ingrid Palmer - 2019
A publication by multiple authors that explores the meaning of 'child centred' in the practice of child protection. See Chapter 18 for Child Welfare PAC Vice President, Ingrid Palmer's, Open Letter to My Parents [the Government of Ontario].
Policy and Practice for Youth Leaving Care, Jane Kovarikova, PhD Candidate - 2018
This white paper was commissioned by the Children's Aid Foundation of Canada. It explores leading research on policy and practice for youth raised by the government and makes recommendations for strengthening existing policy and developing evidence-based standards and resources to lead the sector.
Exploring Youth Outcomes After Aging-Out of Care, Jane Kovarikova, PhD Candidate - 2017
This exploratory research reviews outcomes for youth who have transitioned or “aged-out” of child protection systems. The purpose is to better understand the lasting impact of being raised in substitute care.
The Potential for Bright Futures for Former Youth in Care in Saskatchewan: A Policy Proposal, Renata Ruffell, MA Student -2020
Research indicates that education may be a protective factor for at-risk youth, as it can help improve their circumstances and propel them to a brighter future. This proposal explores policies to enhance PSE success for those raised in care in the Saskatchewan context.
Foster Care Economics, Hale Doguoglu, MA Student - 2018
This paper seeks to provide a comprehensive account of the costs of the current system to the Canadian government. The numbers show a troubling lack of reliable data and poor prospects for youth who age out of the system without being adopted.
Can Mentors Reduce Loneliness Experienced By Foster Children, Dana Mills, MSc Student - 2018
This research considers the deep cost of loneliness on society for a vulnerable sub-group, youth in care, and explores whether mentorship programming may mitigate the effects of loneliness.
Moving Home: The Art and Embodiment of Transience Among Youth Emerging from Canada's Child Welfare System, Amelia Merhar, MA Student - 2017
Ample research in social sciences disciplines outside of Geography have illustrated the significant likelihood of poorer life outcomes for former youth in care across a variety of indicators. Combining geographies of mobilities, children's geographies, and emotional geographies, this research seeks to understand the embodied experiences of former youth in care as they relate the transience experienced in care in the past and lived on in the present.