Update: Although the election is over, you can still contact your MPP to ask about a new bill.A Letter from Mary Cunningham, FASD ONE Education Action Group Co- Lead Dear FASD-informed Ontarians: Many of us care for Ontario students with FASD or know people who are caregivers. Most of us would agree that the education … Continue reading We Need a New Ontario FASD Education Bill
Tag: Bill 191
FASD Education Bill 172 passes 2nd Reading
The following is from the Hansard Transcript November 3, 2020 Education Statute Law Amendment Act (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder), 2020 / Loi de 2020 modifiant des lois en ce qui concerne l’éducation (ensemble des troubles causés par l’alcoolisation foetale) Ms. Wynne moved second reading of the following bill: Bill 172, An Act in relation to … Continue reading FASD Education Bill 172 passes 2nd Reading
Second Reading of Bill 172 – FASD and the Education Act
UPDATE: Bill 172 passed Second Reading! It will now go to a Standing Committee for further consideration. During the Committee stage the specific details of the Bill will be examined, and members of the public may be given the opportunity to appear as a witness or produce a written submission with thoughts on the Bill. … Continue reading Second Reading of Bill 172 – FASD and the Education Act
What a week for FASD in Ontario
There has been quite a flurry of media attention and significant movement in Ontario with respect to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder over this last week. FASD Advocacy Day at Queen’s Park On Wednesday there was a FASD Advocacy Day at Queen’s Park in Toronto. I do not know who organized it, and the invitations for … Continue reading What a week for FASD in Ontario
April Fools for FASD?
Two weeks ago the Ontario Premier prorogued the parliament, which in essence was pressing the reset button. Everything being worked on came to a stop. According to an article in the The Star In a surprise move, Premier Kathleen Wynne has briefly prorogued the Ontario Legislature and says a throne speech Monday will detail the … Continue reading April Fools for FASD?
Ten Days to Make FASD History in Ontario
Update: Although Bill 191 was not presented for 2nd Reading on February 20 there is still time - check back by Saturday for updated info and link for a petition! We are at a critical point now advocating to get the Minister of Education to bring forward Bill 191 to amend the Education Act to … Continue reading Ten Days to Make FASD History in Ontario
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