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It’s a cold, rainy day. The perfect ambience to set a trial date. At this point, any day is a perfect day to set my trial date. I’ve been ready and trying to... more
We could learn about politics and the various legislated processes to change in the municipal, provincial and federal arenas. We could write our elected... more
These techniques are designed to help you help your child protection worker understand why it is important to treat their clients with respect and challenge... more
Two parties both alike in dignity,
In fair courtroom one, where we lay our scene.
From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,
Where civil blood makes civil hands... more
I go alone this time. I see a man on the highway. He’s hitchhiking. I stop to pick him up. We small talk for a bit. I mention where I’m going. He’s going there... more
My Friday starts. My husband already has the coffee on. I read our small town’s local weekly newspaper. I’m in it again.
It’s a school day and the morning is... more
With the tabling of the new legislation by CYS minister Michael Coteau to completely replace the Child and Families Services Act, it is time to seriously... more
A reporter, a filmmaker, a project manager, SEO expert, and an understanding of organizational structure, legislation, governance and the HR run-around – all... more
Jan. 27, 2017
It’s kind of like a church, that’s found itself on the wrong side of the tracks. The lighting is dim and the people look grievous. Except... more
It all started in the Spring of 2015. A butterfly flapped its wings and sent me on course to my destiny. What started with a pocket-dial to an old friend,... more
Of course, I would never breach an undertaking. I was released from police custody, and signed a document that swore I would not do that. I am to keep the... more
As the accused in the Family Service data breach, and the mother of the young boy who took an independent walk, some may be wondering,
“So what happens when a... more
It’s 2016 in Ontario, Canada. Child welfare has become a business, the state keeping child safety “at an arms length.” The privatization of children begins to... more
I missed his first call. He called right back. I answer.
“He’s missing! The police are coming.” The panic in my husband’s voice tells me... more