Who loses their children?

Written by a former child in care. This April will be the nine-year anniversary of when I came into care. It’s not exactly a month associated with the melting of snow and the approaching warmth of summer, bu...

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...

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...

ReMoved

This award-winning, moving short film, "ReMoved", shares a young girl's dramatic and heart-wrenching journey into foster care. It does an incredible job of outlining the struggles faced by many young people who...

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...
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The Story of I

This past November, Wendy's and The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Canada, teamed up to promote adoption awareness month to bring to light the 30,000 children in Canada's foster care system waiting to find...