NTFCEC: Program on Upcoming Changes

HELP! THE CFSA IS ABOUT TO CHANGE, LEARNING ABOUT THOSE CHANGES

Featuring chair, The Honourable Justice Robert Spence, Ontario Court of Justice, and speakers Shuah Roskies, Office of the Children’s Lawyer, Patrick Senson, Family Law Lawyer (now with the Office of the Children’s Lawyer), and Chithika Withanage, Children’s Aid Society of Toronto.\

The following topics will be explored:

  • Let’s begin with the Preamble
  • Expanded protection services for youth aged 16 and 17 years of age
  • Best Interests test and the voice of the child
  • Changes to Access Orders for Crown Wards (Extended society care)
  • Recognition of the unique position and rights for First Nations, Inuit and Metis children
  • Changing terms under the Child and Youth Family Services Act

Where: North York Memorial Community Hall, 5110 Yonge Street (West end of lower level, across from the North York Public Library)

When: 27 March, 2018 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Entrance Fee: $20.00 CASH ONLY including refreshments

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