News & Events

Childwelfare and Youth Homelessness
August 14, 2017

57.8% of youth experiencing homelessness reported some type of involvement with child protection services over their lifetime.

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Annual report 2016-2017
June 16, 2017

Read the full message from the board chair and CEO, and download the English and French versions of the 2017 annual report. Also take a look at the graphical representation of the review of the year 2016-2017.

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June 1, 2017

Ontario passes Anti-Racism legislation, a historic legislation promoting equity for racialized and indigenous peoples. The Anti-Racism Act, 2017 strengthens the government's commitment to identify and combat systemic racism in policies, programs and services and build a fair society where everyone is provided equal opportunity. Click here to read the full news release

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COO Mahesh Prajapat and CHRO Marnie Lynn
March 30, 2017

March 28, 2017 (Toronto, ON) - The Children’s Aid Society of Toronto (CAST), for the second consecutive year been named one of the country’s top diversity employers. The Society stood out for creating an inclusive workplace for employees from five different categories: women; visible minorities; persons with disabilities; Indigenous peoples; and individuals identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT).

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February 16, 2017

The all new electronic version of the latest issue of Communicate is released. Click here to read online or download PDF version of Communicate, February 2017 issue.

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Know Your Legal Rights
August 18, 2016

2016-03-17:  Attached below is material distributed by the Ministry of Community and Social Services addressing the need for CASs to provide their service recipients with written information regarding their legal rights and available resources.

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Pink Shirt Day 2014
August 18, 2016

2017-03-29:  Agency’s efforts to better reflect the city receives national attention. The Children’s Aid Society of Toronto (CAST) has for the first time been named one of the country’s top diversity employers. The Society stood out for creating an inclusive workplace for employees from five different categories: women; visible minorities; persons with disabilities; Indigenous peoples; and individuals identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT).

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August 18, 2016

Read the full article debunking myths about 'privacy' concerning sharing information with Children's Aid Societies.

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August 18, 2016

Read the full editorial the Star published commending Toronto CAS for conducting a survey and revealing the results of a race-based study on children in care.

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August 18, 2016

2015-09-22

The self-regulatory body for Ontario's teaching profession has issued a professional advisory to support teachers' professional judgment to report to a children's aid society when they suspect a child is a victim of abuse or neglect.

The jury in a provincial coroner's inquest into the death of Jeffrey Baldwin –a five-year old Toronto boy who suffered years of mistreatment by his grandparents – recommended that regulatory bodies like the College promote the duty to report to its membership.

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