Category Archives: 2018 Letters and Briefs

Submission For the Parents Education Consultation

Ontario Council sent comments concerning funding, STEM, needed job skills, financial and information literacies, bullying and cyber-bullying, HIV/AIDS, sexual health education, mental health, Parents’ Bill of Rights, youth-in-care, plus additional comments about the importance of the Six C’s – citizenship, collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking, developed by Michael Fullan, a former Dean of the […]

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Closure of the Child Advocate Office

As part of Bill 57, the Ontario budget implementation bill, the Child Advocate Office was closed, and transferred to the Ombudsman Office.  Ontario Council sent letters to the Premier, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services Lisa MacLeod and Minister of Finance Victor Fedeli opposing this. As well, President Sandy Thomson requested club action.  Thank […]

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2018 Pre-Budget Brief

In our Pre-Budget Brief sent to the Minister of Finance concerning the 2018 Ontario Budget, our recommendations include: Gender-based Analysis: In order to support the needs of women, it is essential to have a gendered-based analysis of programs and services offered by the government. As part of their key duties for 2017-2018, the new Ministry […]

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