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School Asked to Exclude CAS
March 28, 2012 permalink
On April 11 a lawyer for the District School Board Ontario North East complained of certain errors of fact in this post. Corrections responsive to the letter are added in this color (red).
Parents Richard and Henrietta Green have sent a letter to their school board asking them to exclude Timiskaming children's aid workers from their school. The request came after their son was traumatized by a CAS worker interviewing him at school, and leaving him fearful that he would be removed from his parents.
"This statement is untrue. Neither the Board nor Principal Bowes received this letter. Rather, the letter came to their attention from Canada Court Watch's website and VOCA's website." — Since Mrs Hendry represents the school board, we will assume that the original statement was incorrect. The letter was not delivered, except by posting on the internet.
Parents in northern Ontario get ready to take on school board regarding the Children's Aid Society
A number of parents in District School Board 1 Ontario North East have reported problems with the Children's Aid Society going into the school to interrogate and to terrify children.
"This statement is untrue. The Board has not received any complaints from parents in this regard, except from Richard and Henrietta Green." — Again, since Mrs Hendry has better information, we will say that the school board has not received complaints from other than the Greens. Canada Court Watch, however, may have received more complaints.
A letter has been sent to the school board as the first salvo by local parents to get CAS out of the schools and to stop harassing their children.
"This statement is untrue. Neither the Board nor Principal Bowes received this letter. Rather, the letter came to their attention from Canada Court Watch's website and VOCA's website." — Once again, we assume that as the representative of the board, Mrs Hendry is correct, that the letter was not sent to the board.
Canada Court Watch has downloaded and reviewed the official school board policy and has found that it violates the law.
"This statement is untrue. All of the Board's policies are in compliance with applicable laws. In any event, Canada Court Watch's terms and conditions of use specifically state that it does not provide legal advice, and yet it purports to advise the public that one of the Board's unspecified policies is unlawful." — Fixcas has never suggested that Canada Court Watch is an authoritative source of information on the law. For example, on our help page we clearly state that legal help from a lawyer is always the best. Some persons unable to afford competent legal counsel have been forced to rely on Canada Court Watch as the best help available.
Anyone from this school district can contact Canada Court Watch for information on how to contact other parents in the region who are going to start fighting back. Read the letter to the school board at the link below: Richard Green to School Board (pdf) (local copy.
Source: Canada Court Watch