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Exploring Youth Outcomes After Aging-Out of Care

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Legislative Amendments and Recommendations regarding the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017

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A summary of key concerns and recommendations on Bill 89, the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017

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Governments must act now to address suicide crises in Northern Ontario First Nation communities

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Child and Family Services Act Amendment

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Black Youth Speak Out On Their Experiences with Provinces Care Systems

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Snapshot Black Youth in Provincial Care Systems

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Comments on Bill Honouring Katelynn Sampson

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Jury Recommendations based on verdict in Thunder Bay Inquest

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Children and youth with special needs speak with Ontario leaders about their hardship, frustration and alienation

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Children and youth with special needs backgrounder: select recommendations

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Recommendations from the Katelynn Sampson inquest

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Media statement on changes to Ontario's autism strategy for children

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Canada’s justice system is failing Aboriginal youth and their communities, Feathers of Hope report concludes

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Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth launches Investigative Unit

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Justice and Juries Backgrounder: Summary of Recommendations

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Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth launches Investigative Unit

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Paediatric Death Review Committee and Deaths Under Five Committee 2015 Annual Report

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Memo re PDRC and DU5C Annual Report 2015

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SOR Release - Poor quality reporting impairs government’s early warning system

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Correction to Paediatric Death Review Committee and Deaths Under Five Committee Annual Report 2014

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Recommendations to Jury at Katelynn Sampson's Inquest from the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth

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My Life as a child of Janusz Korczak - Report

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Children's Rights Matter to Us - Report

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Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decision to end inequality facing First Nations in child welfare

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Provincial Advocate supports NAN’s call for urgent action to end suicide crisis

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DISPELLING THE MYTHS ABOUT SHARING INFORMATION WITH CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETIES.

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2014 Report to the Legislature

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Joint release with IPC on privacy and CAS guidebook

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Media Statement by Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth on the Motherisk lab

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Children's Foundation: Need support this Holiday Season? We may be able to help.

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My Real Life Book - Report from the Youth Leaving care Hearings

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Provincial Advocate urges Ontario to adopt lessons from “father of children’s rights”

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Provincial Advocate’s Office recognizes International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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Submission to Standing Committee on Social Policy on Bill 117: Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth Amendment Act, 2015

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Systemic review of secure isolation in Ontario Youth Justice facilities

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Provincial Advocate welcomes whistle-blower protection bill

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Provincial Advocate hosts annual listening tour to “take stock” of Ontario's commitment to children and youth

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Op-Ed Katelynn Sampson's inquest

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Ontario's Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth says inquest is an opportunity to examine complex issues that led to seven deaths

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Ontario's Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth applauds new permanency strategy for children and youth in care

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Ontario's Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth pleased that long-awaited inquest into deaths of First Nations teens in Thunder Bay will start October 5

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Media Statement in response to Bill 117, An Act to amend the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth Act, 2007

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Provincial Advocate’s Office welcomes public consultation process with African Canadian community about child welfare

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Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth calls for immediate ban on solitary confinement for more than 24 hours

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A Guide to Addressing Immigration Status Issues for Children and Youth in Care

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SUGGESTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE PROVINCIAL ADVOCATE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH TO THE INQUEST OF GUY THOMAS MITCHELL

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Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth comments on Guy Mitchell inquest

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Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates calls on provincial and federal leaders to take immediate actions to reducing indigenous children in care

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Mitchell inquest raises alarming concerns about residential care in Ontario

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Province's review of the child and youth residential service system is welcomed

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Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth invites services providers and professionals to renew their commitment to LGBTQ2S young people

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Statement of Reconciliation by Irwin Elman, Ontario's Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth

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Provincial Advocate urges all Ontarians to participate in walk of reconciliation

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Feathers of Hope forum gathers First Nations youth to address crisis facing child welfare system

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One year anniversary in Jeffrey Baldwin inquest reveals lack of urgency by sector

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Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth calls for fundamental changes to the child welfare system to allow young people take control of their lives

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Ontario's Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth rejects limited scope of inquest into deaths of First Nations teens from Thunder Bay

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Provincial Advocate calls on governments and service providers to “end the tinkering” and improve mental health services for children and youth

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One year anniversary in Jeffrey Baldwin inquest reveals lack of urgency by sector

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Media Statement by Ontario’s Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth on Ministry's response to Jeffrey Baldwin recommendations

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Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) Youth Presentation to Irwin Elman

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Submission to Standing Committee on General Government on Bill 8: Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014

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Information Sheet - The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal on First Nations Child Welfare (Docket: T1340/7708)

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Feathers of Hope Report
Feathers of Hope - A First Nations Youth Action Plan

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Recommendations made to CANADA by the UPR process

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Ashley Smith Verdict

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Statement by Irwin Elman, Ontario's Advocate for Children and Youth on verdict at Ashley Smith inque

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CAEFS RECOMMENDATION

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ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS: CCLA

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EMPOWERMENT COUNCIL RECOMMENDATIONS

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United Nations Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth - Summary of Recommendations

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DEVELOPMENT OF KNOWLEDGE AND TREATMENT INTERVENTIONS FOR PERSONALITY DISORDERED WOMEN

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United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (small posters)

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Ontario’s Advocate for Children and Youth Recognizes National Child Day

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Youth Leaving Care Update

ANNUAL REPORT 2011 | 2012


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Mental Health Report: Putting Youth In The Picture

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MEDIA ADVISORY - UN Committee on Rights of the Child representative: 'Canada can afford to do better'

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The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has released its summary on Canada's progress in implementing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

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MEDIA ADVISORY - Ontario's Advocate for Children and Youth disappointed in denial of leave to intervene in federal government's appeal about discrimination against First Nations children

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Canada's Federal Court ruled in favour of further investigation into allegations the Federal Government discriminates against First Nations children by providing less child welfare benefits to those on reserves.

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Resource Connection Voice

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Submission to the Ministry of Children and Youth Services on the Review of the Child and Family Services Act

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Inquests and young people in care:THE INVOLVEMENT OF THE ADVOCATE'S OFFICE

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Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs - Pre-Budget Consultation

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Provincial Advocate to Challenge Coroner's Ruling in Ashley Smith Inquest

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SUBMISSION TO THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL POLICY RE: BILL 140

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Statement on Child and Youth Mental Health in Ontario

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Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Dismisses Case - Misses Opportunity to Change the Lives of First Nation Children

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Representation of First Nations from on-reserve on Jury Rolls called into Question

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Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights respecting An Act to Amend the Youth Criminal Justice Act (Bill C-4)

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Report: The youth reality at the Roy McMurtry Youth Centre

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Roy McMurtry Youth Centre Report

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Produced by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services to address issues at the Roy McMurtry Youth Centre RMYC PublicAction Plan

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Roy McMurtry Youth Centre Statement

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Children and Youth Need Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Decision

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Children's Online Privacy
PROTECTING CHILDREN'S ONLINE PRIVACY IN THE 21ST CENTURY

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Read Press Release "Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth says '90 Deaths' among Children known to Child Protection Services Unacceptable in Ontario - Toronto, February 23, 2009"

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USE OF CONDUCTED ENERGY WEAPONS (TASERS) on CHILDREN AND YOUTH

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A New Model for Child & Youth Advocacy in Ontario

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OPACY Brief Pre Budget Consultation August 2009

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OPACY Appendix Pre Budget Consultation August 2009.pdf

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