Adoption Canada

Hundreds Of Ontario Adoptions On Hold

CP | By Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Parents

It's unclear how long families will have to wait to find out whether the adoptions can go ahead.

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...