Foster Care System

P.E.I. Tries New Strategy To Attract More Foster Parents

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada Parents

With foster homes in decline, P.E.I. hopes extra money will help attract more foster parents.

Kids In Foster Care Get Moved Up To 30 Times

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Impact

SASKATOON - A researcher has told a conference on aboriginal health that it's unethical for a child in foster care to be moved up to 30 times.Caroline...

Giving Birth to a Child Doesn't Make You a Parent

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 10.13.2012 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

I did not give birth to Allie. I'm her foster mother, but I have no rights to make key decisions for this child in my care. Allie's "real" mother has never been with her daughter for more than two hours at a time. "Mom" has never taken Allie to the park, given her a bath, or put her to bed.

How A Foster Mother Changed A Girl's Life

CP | Sue Bailey and Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2012 | Canada

Jessica Reid went from foster care to drug addiction to having her son cared for by others before finding a happy ending that she traces back to one l...