Policy & Position Papers

Child and Youth Rights

Education

Child Welfare and Protection / Family

  • Submission to the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, 3rd Review of the Child and Family Services Act, 2014.
  • Open Letter regarding Child Support deductions for social assistance recipients, 2014.
  • Submission to Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills, Bill 88, Child and Family Services Amendment Act (Children 16 Years of Age and Older), 2013
  • Submission to Standing Committee on Social Policy, Bill 103, amendments to Child and Family Services Act and other Acts.  December 1, 2008
  • Submission to Standing Committee on Social Justice, Bill 210, Child and Family Services Statute Law Amendment Act. December 13, 2005
  • Bill 86 (Child Prostitution) Submission, December, 2002
  • Submission to Provincial Child Advocate’s Youth Leaving Care Hearings, 2011

Immigration

Youth Criminal Justice

  • Submission of JFCY regarding the proposed changes to the Youth Criminal Justice Act, 2010 – Bill C-10
  • Submission of JFCY regarding the proposed changes to the Youth Criminal Justice Act, 2010 – Bill C-4
  • Submission of JFCY regarding the proposed changes to the Youth Criminal Justice Act, 2008 – Bill C-25
  • Submission of JFCY regarding the proposed Youth Criminal Justice Act, 2001 (previously Young Offenders Act)

Policing

Homelessness

Further Youth Homelessness materials available on our Street Youth Legal Services page

Other / Misc.

JFCY Policy Archive List