policy & legislation

This section contains information on Canadian child welfare legislation and policy. In Canada, child welfare services are provincially and territorially funded and legislated, with the exception of federally funded services to First Nations peoples living on reserves. In accordance with individual agreements negotiated between First Nations communities, provincial/territorial governments, and the federal government, an increasing number of First Nations are delivering child and family services in accordance with provincial and territorial child welfare laws.

Title Authors Year of Publication
Report
Children and Youth Care and Protection Act

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Report
Closing the Gap Between Vision and Reality: Strengthening Accountability, Adaptability and Continuous Improvement in Alberta’s Child Intervention System

Alberta Child Intervention Review Panel

Report
I Want to Grow up in my Community: A Review of the Child and Family Service Act

Blackstock, Cindy

Report
Mémoire de l'ACJQ présenté à la commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse dans le cadre de la consultation sur le profilage racial et ses conséquences

Association des centres jeunesse du Québec

Report
Mémoire de l'ACJQ: présenté à la commission des institutions sur le projet de Loi 94 «Loi établissant les balises encadrant les demandes d'accommodements dans l'administration gouvernementale et dans certains établissements»

Association des centres jeunesse du Québec

Report
Position de l’Association des centres jeunesse du Québec devant le comité permanent de la justice et des droits de la personne Étude du projet de loi C-4 Loi modifiant la Loi sur le système de justice pénale pour les adolescents et apportant des modif

Association des centres jeunesse du Québec

Report
Report on the Review of the Child and Family Services Act: Building Stronger Families

Northwest Territories Standing Committee on Social Programs

Report
Report to the Standing Committee on Social Programs of the16th Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories: Review of the Child and Family Services Act

Sutherland, Sharon

Report
Review of the Child and Family Services Act: Summaries of Five Focus Groups Held in Yellowknife NWT

Terriplan Consultants

Report
Towards Sustainable Child Welfare in Ontario: First Report from the Commission

The Commission to Promote Sustainable Child Welfare