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Reading Children's Books: You indicated that there will be national Standards for foster care. The foster care system has been crying out for legislation at the federal level for decades and this a...

Reading Children's Books: You indicated that there will be national Standards for foster care. The foster care system has been crying out for legislation at the federal level for decades and this a... | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it

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Velvet Martin's comment, January 4, 7:04 AM
Saturday, January 2, 2016



You indicated that there will be national Standards for foster care. The foster care system has been crying out for legislation at the federal level for decades and this area has not been addressed by previous Tory governments. This is a shame. The majority of these children are aboriginal children. The provincial government doesn't do it's job in protecting these children and the federal government doesn't provide the money to ensure that they aren't neglected. It's a failure on the part of both levels of government. I hope that the hopes of citizens like myself ---will not be crushed ---as they have been in Alberta by the failures of the NDP government to address failures of care and abuses of seniors--- in the continuing care system. You have the responsibility and trust of citizens do the work we want done for the most vulnerable children in the nation. Citizens like Velvet Martin have worked so hard and long ---without any recognition by the government of Alberta and for what? We have seen no change at the provincial level. And so --I hope that the federal government will do what the NDP government has failed to do in Alberta.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Julie Ali
Date: Sat, Jan 2, 2016 at 7:58 PM
Subject: For the child taken. For the parent left behind. Final Truth and Reconciliation report released
To: justin trudeau <justin.trudeau@parl.gc.ca>, stephen harper <stephen.harper@parl.gc.ca>, thomas mulcair <thomas.mulcair@parl.gc.ca>, elizabeth may <elizabeth.may@parl.gc.ca>, Matt.Jeneroux@parl.gc.ca, premier@gov.ab.ca, brian.topp@gov.ab.ca, health.minister@gov.ab.ca, Health.Deputy-Minister@gov.ab.ca, Rachel Notley <edmonton.strathcona@assembly.ab.ca>, edmonton whitemud <edmonton.whitemud@assembly.ab.ca>, edmonton.riverview@assembly.ab.ca, Jessica Ernst <>, D Daunheimer >, Stewart Shields >, Samanthas Law <>, investigations@metronews.ca, newsroom@globeandmail.com, Margo Goodhand <mgoodhand@edmontonjournal.com>, edmonton@globalnews.ca, Hannah Morton <Hannah.Morton>, cypress.medicinehat@assembly.ab.ca, strathmore.brooks@assembly.ab.ca, David Swann <calgary.mountainview@assembly.ab.ca>, calgary elbow <calgary.elbow@assembly.ab.ca>, rimbey.rockymountainhouse.sundre@assembly.ab.ca, Brian.Jean@wildrose.ca, FortMcMurray.Conklin@wildrose.ca, MikeAllenMLA <fortmcmurray.woodbuffalo@assembly.ab.ca>, Tany.Yao@wildrose.ca, Jason.Nixon@wildrose.ca, jason.kenney@parl.gc.ca, Heather Klimchuk <edmonton.glenora@assembly.ab.ca>, Cheryl Whitten <cheryl.whitten>, linda.mattern


Dear Mr. Trudeau,


Yesterday night, I came upon a program about the Truth and Reconciliation Report.


http://alberta.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=772390


For the child taken.


For the parent left behind.


Final Truth and Reconciliation report released


I was surprised to see a Prime Minister of Canada-- at the presentation of the report. After so many years of being ignored by the federal government, the aboriginal peoples of Canada finally have a prime minister who seems willing to address to their issues.


Not only do you appear to be mentally prepared to deal with these problems, I note that you appear to be willing to actually respond in terms of feelings to these horrors. I noticed that you were crying along with some of the audience members. Good for you! It's about time we had some tears and sorrow expressed by non-aboriginal folks ---for the ongoing attrition among aboriginal men, women and children.


There is a lot to cry about and very little has been done by us.


At the provincial level, in Alberta there has been failures to even admit to the horrors faced by little children in the foster care system. From the time of Richard Cardinal, aboriginal children have faced their private hells alone.


https://www.nfb.ca/film/richard_cardinal/


Richard Cardinal: Cry from a Diary of a Métis Child
Alanis Obomsawin,
1986,
29 min 10 s



In Alberta, the lack of transparency about child welfare cases meant that we knew nothing of the deaths of children in care or the details of their deaths until very recently and only after the sustained attention of the media. The failure to even say the names of the children would have continued in Alberta but for the work of determined activists such as Velvet Martin of Protecting Canadian Children. But why does government action in Alberta-- require sustained work by activists such as Velvet? Why doesn't the government of Alberta do the job of protection of our children and also our seniors in care?


You indicated that there will be national Standards for foster care. The foster care system has been crying out for legislation at the federal level for decades and this area has not been addressed by previous Tory governments. This is a shame. The majority of these children are aboriginal children. The provincial government doesn't do it's job in protecting these children and the federal government doesn't provide the money to ensure that they aren't neglected. It's a failure on the part of both levels of government.


I hope that the hopes of citizens like myself ---will not be crushed ---as they have been in Alberta by the failures of the NDP government to address failures of care and abuses of seniors--- in the continuing care system. You have the responsibility and trust of citizens to do the work we want done for the most vulnerable children in the nation. Citizens like Velvet Martin have worked so hard and long ---without any recognition by the government of Alberta and for what? We have seen no change at the provincial level. And so --I hope that the federal government will do what the NDP government has failed to do in Alberta.


Sincerely,


Julie Ali


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A Canadian child protection law led by Velvet Martin to challenge archaic legislation inhibiting the rights of families with and of children with disability from being erroneously grouped amongst individuals requiring protection services.


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Activist Arrested For Making Facebook Post Criticizing Gov. Snyder Over Flint Water Crisis

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Access to Legal Services in Women’s Shelters

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India drafts new anti-trafficking bill, raises penalty for offenders | Reuters

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Hospitals & Long-Term Care | Ontario Coalition for Accountability | Page 57

This screen shows a complete list of all Long-Term Care (LTC) Homes in Ontario. From here, you may: View the profile, inspection findings and verified complaints for any of the Long-Term Care (LTC) Homes listed.

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GPS: CHRIS MARTELL-DEATH OF A SON / Part 261 / For Love and For Justice / Zabeth and Paul Bayne/

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Perhaps you will feel compelled to help Chris Martell and his family. Chris Martell is committed to the discovery of the facts concerning his son's tragic death.

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SASKATOON - The opening day of a trial for a woman charged in the drowning death of a foster child heard Monday that the boy turned on the hot water taps himself.

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Reading Children's Books: Eviction from the Grey Nuns Hospital---After the Eviction--Monday February 9, 2016 ----------The Villa Marguerite place will be where Rebecca who is a long term care patie...

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Don't just give equal funds to child welfare for First Nations children. Decolonize it.

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Equal funding within a fundamentally unjust system, cannot lead to justice. If the problem is colonialism, then the answer is decolonization.
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Baby dies in Los Angeles shooting after bullet pierces wall | Reuters

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Family alleges elder neglect on Stampede outing

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Radio training program designed for those with disabilities

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Reading Children's Books: We will go to the party that gives us the change we want. It won’t be the former PCs. They are extinct as the dinosaurs. It will be the Wildrose folks. But of course they’...

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Ontario and Federal Government: oversight for the Children's Aid Society

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The Children's aid Society needs to be regulated and that will only happen with oversight. Right now, they are able to generate thousands of false allegations against parents and do it all in secrecy in the courts all under the guise of confidentiality to protect the children and they just about do anything they want and the judges do nothing to stop them and they take the allegations as fact and often you will be caught up in court proceedings for years and all a waste of time because in the end the Children Aid Society will win through bribery of the judges and your lawyers will not defend you and will often sell you out. The current syetem that is in place is ineffective in dealing with parents complaints. The children's and family review board is a farce, they have no actual jurisdiction over the Children's Aid Society and will tell you that after long proceedings and paperwork involved. they will let you know that they only can review your complaint as far as to determine whether the Children's aid Society heard you or not at an ICRP (Internal Complaints Review Panel meeting). they have no authority to discipline or order any decisions outside of that scope. The ICRP is a waste of time as the Children's aid board members and client service managers only reflect the views of the society and they too will tell you that they have no jurisdiction over the workers and that they cannot discipline them and God forbids you have any material in your file that is not correct. They will not fix it , they will tell you that they only can add an addendum to say what you believe is correct and cannot remove any sections that is wrong cause it will affect the file. The Society also should not be allowed to have a court proceeding against you and still be allowed to be supervising your visits .This alone is ridiculous that a party you are fighting against in court is expected to provide unbiased evidence about your visits with your children especially when they have the opinion that your children should not be placed with you.  This is why they need oversight and now.They need an independent agency to oversee all proceedings and the court needs to have cameras in there to keep the judges honest and more openness to the public so that the corruption can end.
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Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre

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Motherisk Class Action | Koskie Minsky LLP

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Koskie Minsky LLP and Sutts, Strosberg LLP have commenced a class action against The Hospital for Sick Children (“SickKids”) due to flawed hair-strand drug and alcohol testing conducted by its Motherisk Drug Testing [...]...

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We act as counsel in cases that affect large numbers of people, such as in class actions, pension surplus matters, and bankruptcy and insolvency cases.

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Crown Ward Class Action
January 25, 2016

This class action claims that the Ontario government systematically failed to take all necessary steps to protect the legal rights and claims of children in its care. In Ontario, a child may be removed from the care of his or her parents and put into the care of the Province
Regulatory Negligence Active
Motherisk Class Action
January 21, 2016

Koskie Minsky LLP and Sutts, Strosberg LLP have commenced a class action against The Hospital for Sick Children (“SickKids”) due to flawed hair-strand drug and alcohol testing conducted by its Motherisk Drug Testing Laboratory (“Motherisk”) between 2005 and 2015. Dr. Gideon Koren, the founder and laboratory director of Motherisk.

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The sex offender registry is not an appropriate punishment.
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