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On Loneliness and Success

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. I’m frequently asked to describe what it was like growing up in the care of the Children’s Aid Society. What it was ...
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A Night of Support

Written by Kristy Graves, a member of our Young People's Advisory Council and former young person in care. Last week, I had the extreme honour of speaking in front of hundreds of people at the 15th annual ...
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The Future is Now

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. For many young people, going to school is a normal part of life. But what happens when your life is interrupted by a...
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When the Kids Aren’t Alright

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. We’ve all been there --- in line at the grocery store and witnessing a young child throwing what appears to be a tan...
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Camp Experiences Go Beyond the Bonfire

Camp is not only a meaningful experience for thousands of young people across Canada, but for many a rite of passage. Learning wilderness survival skills and how to steer a canoe is only one element of the jour...
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Summers of Self-Discovery

Written by Kristy Graves, a member of our Young Person’s Advisory Council and former young person in care. Now that we are finally getting a taste of summer weather, I can’t help but reflect back on my time ...
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Having “it all”

Written by Matthew Powell, an ambassador for the Foundation and former young person in care. I am an intellectual by nature and an existentially broken philosopher. These two attributes of my personality hav...
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Women’s Golf Classic 2014

This year's Women's Golf Classic was a great success with guests, volunteers, and staff working together to create a wonderful day on the green and in the clubhouse (despite the rain!). With the support of o...
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Family (v.)

Written by: Cheyanne Ratnam, former child in care, CaFdn Ambassador, S.S.W., B.S.W., M.S.W. Candidate If one were to look in the dictionary or google the term ‘family’, the definition would be categorized un...