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A New Perspective

Written by Kristy Graves, a member of our Young Person’s Advisory Council and former young person in care. This past Sunday I was given the opportunity to speak at the 15th annual Boutique Ball put on by Proje...
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Teddy Italy in Review

$1.7 million raised at a wonderful night celebrating the best of Italy! Oh what a night! From the beautiful fountain surrounded by Italian-themed handmade teddy bears, live entertainment including musicians, j...
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Believing in Myself

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. For most of my life I feel like I have not been told what I am capable of doing; instead I’ve been told what I’m inc...
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Finding Myself

Written by Jessica Burke-Trebell, a Foundation ambassador and former young person in care. I am so grateful to say that at 26 I truly know myself. I don’t think I am perfect or that I won’t continue to grow, b...
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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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Celebrating World Pride

Friday, June 20th marked the official kick-off of WorldPride 2014 in Toronto. Celebrating people across the globe of all backgrounds and sexual orientations, this is North America's very first WorldPride event....
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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...

Another Year Older

Written by Kristy Graves, a member of our Young Person's Advisory Council and former young person in care. May 10th was my 23rd birthday and it really made me reflect on a lot of things about my life, both p...

Musically Speaking with Alan Cross

Written by Laura Eley An icon in Canadian radio and music journalism, Alan Cross is instantly recognized for his voice and for having hosted acclaimed radio series like The Ongoing History of New Music and...
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I’m not the only kid who grew up this way

Written by Wendy Hayes, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. There’s a number that gets tossed around a lot, and it usually sits around 8,000. That’s about the number of youth permanently in care in...