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Browsing Archive: June, 2012

Where do I belong...really?

Posted by Lori Rosove on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, In : Adoption 
You adopted your child as an infant from a country on the other side of the world and brought her to Canada. You raised your child here; she is fluent in English and has some French, she plays hockey, uses the occasional 'eh' in her speech and adores Tim Horton's hot chocolate. She has a solid relationship with you and all other family members. She knows she's loved and has been raised with respect, openness, and affection.  Sounds like a good recipe for a comfortable sense of self, right? No...
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'Baby Scoop Era'

Posted by Lori Rosove on Tuesday, June 12, 2012, In : Adoption 
How awful I felt when learning about the "conspiracy of coerced and forced adoptions" in the '60's as reported in the Ottawa Citizen on June 10; 
 http://www.ottawacitizen.com/life/Victims+Baby+Scoop+speak/6758177/story.html.  Apparently, the choice of the day for pregnant teenagers, by those in control, was to force these mothers to "give away their babies" without being shown any other options. Heartless and punitive tactics from tying the mothers to their beds to suffer labour alone to den...

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New Ontario Adoption Subsidy

Posted by Lori Rosove on Friday, June 8, 2012, In : Adoption 
Go, McGuinty, Go!!!
The new Ontario adoption subsidy is certainly welcome news.   Check it out at: http://news.ontario.ca/mcys/en/2012/06/helping-kids-in-care-find-permanent-homes.html. Starting June 15, Ontario will provide financial subsidies to eligible parents who adopt or take legal custody of Crown wards 10 years of age and over, or siblings. The hope is that this will directly result in finding more permanent homes for children and youth in the care of Children's Aid Societies across th...

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