News & Events

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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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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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August 17, 2016

2014-12-17

In December 2014 the Toronto Star, published a four part series examining the work of Ontario’s 46 Children’s Aid Societies. The series shed light on several issues common to all CAS’s across the province and highlighted a few issues of particular note to the larger urban CAS’s, particularly ourselves, Peel CAS and Catholic CAS of Toronto.  

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August 17, 2016

2014-11-14

Five Toronto organizations today released the first comprehensive report on child and family poverty in Toronto since 2008, revealing wide-spread deprivation and a city where children’s life opportunities are significantly linked to neighbourhood of residence and ethno-racial background.

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August 17, 2016

2014-08-27

Almost one in three Toronto children are living in low-income families, according to new data from Statistics Canada, says a report being released today by Toronto groups including the Children's Aid Society of Toronto.  That ties Toronto with Saint John for the highest child poverty rate amongst 13 major Canadian cities.

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