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Posted: March 13, 2019

As Ontario’s Child Advocate, it has been my job for the past 10 years to build an Office that works with you to ensure your voices are heard so you have a say in the decisions that affect your lives. Even though I reported to the Ontario Legislature officially, if truth be told, l always thought of you as my real bosses. When faced with a question or an issue, I often thought: “What would young people want me to say or do?” You were my touchstone. And you never let me down.

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Posted: September 28, 2018

This week, the Office of the Chief Coroner of Ontario released Safe With Intervention: The Report of the Expert Panel on the Deaths of Children and Youth in Residential Placements.”

Dr. Dirk Huyer, the Chief Coroner, decided to look at the deaths of 12 children and youth who died in residential care in Ontario between January 1, 2014 and July 31, 2017...

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