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  • Youth in Care Day!
    Wed., May 19
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    Youth in Care Day!
    The Adoption Council of Canada is pleased to host an online event to thank our community for their support and to recognize the youth who have benefited from the Youth Speak Out and Digital Storytelling programs. https://www.facebook.com/acc.cac
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NEWS

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Adopt4Life (Ontario's Adoptive Parent Association) and Western University, in partnership with the Adoption Council of Canada, are spearheading a national campaign for 15 weeks paid attachment leave for adoptive parents and kinship and customary caregivers. They are taking their case to Ottawa again in April, 2019 to build on the momentum of their November, 2018 meetings on Parliament Hill. The #TimetoAttach team will present compelling arguments from research conducted at Western about the need for paid attachment leave.

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A Call to Action

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Child Welfare League of Canada (CWLC) has published a guidance note on maintaining connections for children & youth in the context of #COVID19 prepared with the expert advice of youth in care networks, service providers, and researchers.

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Child Welfare League of Canada - Guidance Note