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Kelley Denham and Derek Flegg went through every parent's worst nightmare when their two-year-old son went missing from their Smiths Falls home last Tuesday,... more
Kathleen Wynne
OACAS
Mary Ballantyne
Ministry of the Attorney General - Ontario
Children's Aid Society
Ontario
Smiths Falls Police
Corruption
Accountability
Ethical Oversight
Ontario College of Social Work
The Toronto Star recently sat down with the Ontario Minister of Children and Youth Services Michael Coteau to discuss changes being made to autism services in... more
Autism
Autism Commentary
Autism Policy
Kathleen Wynne
Liberal
Michael Coteau
Ontario Politics
July 2015 I am served with a child protection application for a supervision order through the courts. Voicemail recordings, https://www.facebook.com/... more
CAS
Smiths Falls Police
Families United Ontario
family
parenting
child care
Smiths Falls
Ontario
Recently I attended the Election Reform Public TownHall hosted by Ottawa West-Nepean MP Anita Vandenbeld.   As Town Halls go, it could have ended up worse that... more
 
October 2, 2016
election reform
“You are under arrest.” They walk me to the processing area. “Any tattoos, piercings, scars?” The usual questions. I answer best I can. “We’ll put her in cell... more
CAS
Children's Aid Society
Breach of trust
Smiths Falls Police
This question was asked by Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown in question period twice yesterday, only to be asked by the speaker of the... more
Accountability
Autism
Autism Commentary
Autism Policy
Kathleen Wynne
Liberal
Michael Coteau
Ontario Politics
A problem in negotiation is the need to concentrate, focus on important issues and not be distracted by minor side issues. This is normal human behaviour. If... more
practical negotiation
negotiation
"From the right to know and the duty to inquire flows the obligation to act." What other privately owned government funded corporation can be responsible for... more
Children's Aid Society
Kathleen Wynne
OACAS
2013 PDRC REPORT
STRANGE CHILD IN CARE DEATHS
CAS
Ontario
An apology is only as good as the actions that follow it.   If the actions don`t match the words then what? Why apologize? In 1984, Prime Minister Trudeau said... more
 
August 24, 2016
apology
A few months ago, Michael Coteau the Ontario Minister of Children and Youth Services announced plans to "restore" autism funding for intensive therapy.  On the... more
Accountability
Ontario Politics
Autism cuts
Autism
Kathleen Wynne
Kinark
Michael Coteau
Ministry of Child and Youth Services Ontario
In 2012 the Canadian Museum of Human Rights interviewed Lynn Gehl, Ph.D Algonquin Anishinaabe about her human rights work regarding Indian and Northern Affairs... more
Indigenous rights
Human Rights
Lynn Gehl
First Nations
Canadian Museum of Human Rights
Aboriginal Women in Canada
Algonquin First Nations
Canada
Facebook likes to ask us, “What’s on Your Mind?”, “Where Are You?”, “How Are You Feeling?”.  Nosy little platform if I do say so myself.  But it isn’t the only... more
Social Media
Big Brother
privacy
EULA
end-user
I will be continuing to write a series of blogs on competitive bidding and proposal writing in the public sector but decided I should pause and have a general... more
For 8 days in July our household was glued to CNN on TV and in the Car (via Sirius XM) attentive to every word said, reported, critiqued and debated during the... more
USpoli
Donald Trump
Hillary Clinton
It's been no surprise that Canada has long been in a housing bubble.  Foreign investors from China have been buying up property in Canadian cities for years,... more
Accountability
China
Economy
Federal politics
Housing bubble
Justin Trudeau
Kathleen Wynne
Liberal

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