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Child protection issues There have been a few child protection cases that the courts have deemed urgent. A number of them deal with arranging some kind of contact between children in care and their parent(s) because agencies are not offering in-person supervised access at this time. Others address issues of appropriate face to face contact…

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Updated Apr. 8/20 – Luke’s Place Support & Resource Centre is committed to providing services to women who have been subjected to intimate partner violence while mitigating the risks associated with COVID-19. Women in Durham Region (Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Oshawa, Pickering, Scugog, Uxbridge and Whitby) Contact us at 905-728-0978 x 221 Monday to Friday 9…

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Justice Pazaratz begins his decision in Coe v Tope (2014 ONSC 4002) by venting his frustration with parents generally who, at least in his opinion, fail to put the best interests of their children first. He writes: BREAKING BAD PARENTS: When smart, loving, caring, sensible mothers and fathers suddenly lose their parental judgment and embark…

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