The Seed

Written by Maya, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. Last week while I was giving a friend a ride home in Toronto, I experienced something powerful. I grew up in Toronto and my first two foster ...

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 ...

Everyone Deserves a Role Model

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. It's normal for most kids and youth to have a role model, somebody they can look up to and aspire to be like. That p...

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...

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...

Life…

Written by Jessica Burke-Trebell, a Foundation ambassador and former young person in care. Life... To me, life is entirely about the choices you make in conjunction with events and circumstances. Life ha...

Beverly Thomson Pays it Forward

"I see the kinds of stories that we cover every day and some of the children who fall through the cracks. I know that the programs exist out there, and if they just knew about them, or if these programs could b...

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...