Quotes to Inspire

It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do.

— Edmund Burke

We Won't Back Down

See what children and their families are doing to fight back against the Children's Aid Society (CAS) and the family courts (Video)

The unlawful detention of children at schools by school officials and CAS workers

This document is a must read for parents and school officials regarding the unlawful detention and interrogation of children by CAS workers in Ontario Schools

Questions & Answers for school officials regarding CAS at children's schools

This must read document for teachers and school officials answers many of the questions that school officials have about CAS in their schools

Questions & Answers for Police regarding involvement with CAS workers

This must read document for police officers answers many of the questions that law enforcement officials have about dealing with CAS workers. (Coming soon)

The Unlawful Practice of Social Work by CAS workers in Ontario

This document written by child and family justice advocate Vernon Beck outlines how most Childrens Aid Society workers in Ontario are breaking the law

Understanding the Children's Aid Society - A historical analysis

This document written by Michael Reid reviews the development of CAS in Ontario since the 1800's and its troubling past

How to launch a lawsuit against teachers or the School Board

This document will outline the steps for parents to launch a civil lawsuit against teachers or the local school board for allowing CAS workers to question their children at school without informed consent (coming soon)

A Child's Guide to Ontario's Office of the Children's Lawyer

This document will answer questions about the children's lawyer and show kids how to stand up against incompetent lawyers(coming soon)

What you Can Do to Help

A new section with initiatives for readers showing them how to get involved will be added soon. Please stay tuned.


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Forms for children or parents to sign to ensure that CAS workers obtain informed consent before interviewing children at their schools

To help parents deal with the issue of CAS workers going into their children's school, parents need only to get their children or themselves to fill out the new updated Cease and Desist form which is attached to this post and to submit it to their local Board of Education and the Principal of the school were the children attend. Optionally, a form can be sent to the CAS. Parents do not have to be affected by CAS or have open cases to submit a form to the CAS. Submission of this form will protect a child as long as the child remains in school with the school board named on the form.

Lawyer arrested at Brampton Courthouse

(Feb 12, 2015) Read the latest news from the Toronto Star (attached in PDF format) about a lawyer who was arrested and handcuffed at the Brampton, Ontario Courthouse while still in her court robe.

Readers are encouraged to subscribe to at least one mainstream newspaper to help keep the newspaper industry alive. We need reporters on the crime beat to pick up and to report on stories such as these.

Mother demands that Chief Brad Duncan to charge Children's Aid Society workers who break the law

(Sept 24, 2014)
Readers are urged to read the attached letter from a mother to the Chief of the London, Ontario police services in regards to an incident where the mother and her 12 year-old daughter were unlawfully detained, unlawfully interrogated, terrorized and bullied by unregistered CAS workers in the presence of police. The mother is asking that criminal charges be laid and that CAS workers not be let off for committing criminal acts.

Readers can help promote justice by also writing a letter to the Chief of Police asking that CAS workers who break the law be arrested.

Judge slams woman for marginalizing kids dad

August 6, 2014 (Toronto Sun)

Read the article from the Toronto Sun about a Toronto woman who tried to alienate the children from their father.

Politicians call for drastic change with CAS after judge's indictment of the CAS

(April 11, 2014)
An Ontario judge has criticized the CAS for incompetent work and has ordered 1.4 million dollars in costs against the CAS for its lousy work.

Read the attached article written by Randy Richmond of the London Free Press

Auditor General flags unusual payments to child protection staff

(April 2, 2014)
P.E.I.’s auditor general has raised concern over cash advances paid to staff in the Summerside Prince Edward Island child protection office in her 2014 annual report.

The Department of Community Services took the unusual step of calling in the AG to probe the Summerside office’s accounts after department officials noticed an unusual number of cheques being issued to staff.

Auditor General Jane MacAdam found there was not enough oversight or accountability over cash given to and managed by staff for children in the province’s care.

Mother alleges that transcript and audio recording fixed by court staff

Feb 6, 2014
A mother from Ontario has written a letter to Ontario's Attorney General alleging that the court transcripts and audio recording of her court hearing were fixed to remove a judge's comment.

Read the attached letter.

Lack of action on family court changes irks retired judge

(CBC News - Jan 23, 2014)

A retired judge says he's still waiting for the province to implement his recommendations on family court five years after he delivered them.

Raymond Guerette chaired the Access to Family Justice task force that presented its final report to the provincial government in 2009.

Guerette called the family court dysfunctional back then. And he says it still is.

"It's still too slow, it's still far too adversarial, it's still far too expensive, and it's frustrating for everyone," said Guerette. "The problems of the family court are still not resolved.

Judge Judy says video cameras should be installed in all courtrooms

(Jan 11, 2014) In light of the many complaint that Canada Court Watch receives from Canadians about transcripts being altered and the costs of transcripts being unaffordable, we thought we would post an article written last year by Judge Judy who says that closed courtrooms only protect bad judges and lawyers.

It is time for Legislation to make it mandatory for video cameras in Canada's family courts.

Teen sues after being sexually assaulted in foster home

Teen sues after sexual assault in foster home
December 3, 2013 - Ryan Cormier, Edmonton Journal

A 15-year-old girl has launched a $1.15-million lawsuit after she was sexually assaulted by the biological son of the Edmonton foster family she was placed with.

The girl, who cannot be identified, is suing both the foster family and Metis Child and Family Services, who placed her with the family in March 2004, when she was five. She remained with the family for two years and three months.

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