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Queens Park Rally Reminder

October 4, 2009 permalink

The rally at Queens Park in Toronto will take place next Monday, October 5 from 10 am to 4 pm. Attending this rally is your best chance to tell the political system what you think of child protection in Ontario. Confirmed speakers are:

  • Andrea Horwath, Ontario NDP Leader and Child Welfare Opposition Critic
  • John Dunn and Richard Bertrand, former foster children and directors of the Foster Care Council of Canada
  • Randy Hillier, MPP Lanark, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington
  • Robert McQuaid, Dufferin VOCA
  • Dorian Baxter, a parent who successfully sued a Children's Aid Society staff with negligence, incompetence, and malicious prosecution who runs Canada Court Watch
  • Andrew Skinner from Fighting 4 Families (Rally Organizer)
  • Steve Rudd - Church of Christ
  • Kris Titus - Fathers for Justice
  • Mary Janiga - Child Assist Services
  • others

For more information, check the Notice to Participants (pdf), or the Rally 4 accountability website, or the press release (pdf) from John Dunn.

Addendum: For those who cannot make it to Toronto, Satellite rallies, at the same time Monday, are planned for the following locations:

  • Children's Aid Society Office in Woodstock, Ontario. 92 Light Street, Woodstock, Ontario. N4S 6H1
  • Family, Youth and Child Services of Muskoka (Bracebridge Office) 49 Pine Street, Bracebridge, Ontario. P1L 1K8
  • Family and Children's Services of St. Thomas and Elgin 410 Sunset Drive, St. Thomas, Ontario. N5R 3C7