News & Events

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November 15, 2017

Children in the Toronto region and their families’ incomes are deeply divided along race, a new joint report finds. According to 2016 Census data findings children from racialized families - families of colour - are twice as likely to be living in poverty compared to children in non-racialized families (25.3% compared to 11.4%).

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November 14, 2017

Listen to the full podcast "Grapevine" on G98.7 FM aired on Sunday November 5, 2017

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Class Action on Behalf of Crown Wards news image
November 7, 2017

Were you a Crown ward at any time from the period January 1, 1966 until March 30, 2017?

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October 17, 2017

The CAS of Toronto and its Community Advisory Committee (CAC) invites you to attend a community information meeting on November 22, 2017.

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October 13, 2017

Sharon Cabrera, Kin Supervisor at the Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, shares how kinship families help keep kids connected.

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October 11, 2017

The Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies has apologized for harm done to Indigenous children and families in the province.

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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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