Press one of the expand buttons to see the full text of an article. Later press collapse to revert to the original form. The buttons below expand or collapse all articles.
Please Don't Feed the CAS
January 30, 2010 permalink
Simcoe County CAS, based in Barrie, has gone hat-in-hand begging for a $10,000 loan from the town of Collingwood to get through its financial difficulties. Attila Vinczer   has written a letter to Collingwood (pdf) urging them to refuse the loan. Another document contains the referenced working paper by the Family Justice Review Committee (pdf). Even better than refusing the loan would be for Collingwood to insist on improvements within Children's Aid as a condition for financial support.
Addendum: According to Attila Vinczer, on February 1 Collingwood voted against funding CAS. Here is a more complete submission (pdf) found later.