Adoption Canada

Why International Adoption Rates Are Plummeting In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 05.08.2015 | Canada Parents

In May 2014, Mary and Kaspars got a phone call that would forever change their lives. “Mary? Kaspars? Guess what? We have a referral of a child for ...

Couple Wins Appeal To Bring Adopted Son Home After Four Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2015 | Canada Living

SASKATOON - A Saskatoon couple has won an appeal and may soon be able to bring home their adopted son from Pakistan.Waheeda and Ashfaq Afridi have bee...

I'm Fertile. I Want to Adopt. Don't Call Me a Baby Thief

The Purple Fig | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

I want to adopt our second child. But then, I got this question: "Why would you want to steal a baby from a family that can't have children?" It had never crossed my mind that we were in competition against infertile families. I believe that the private Canadian adoption system has lost sight of what is paramount to the process: the needs of the children who need forever families. There has been a clear shift away from this goal towards fulfilling the desires of parents who are unable to conceive.

Can Canadians Still Adopt From Russia?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.28.2012 | Canada Living

This story has been updated from its original version. In light of the news that Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved the bill banning Ame...