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Adoption Myth #1

"It takes seven years or more to adopt a child in Ontario."

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Only One Month Left, Youth Network’s Jessica tells us “Why FunWalk?”

Date: August 18, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Adoptees | Events | FunWalk | Guest Blogger

Jessica, a leader of ACO's Youth Network and her partner will be going to FunWalk as Lavagirl and Sharkboy. This year, come dressed up as your favourite superhero or supervillain to be part of...

DJ Colin tells us 'Why FunWalk?'

Date: August 13, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Events | FunWalk | Opportunities to Give

In 2012, my wife and I decided to hang up our gloves and retire after over 5 years of trying and failing to have [birth] children. In 2014, we became approved Adopt-Ready Parents, and (in a...

Only One Week Left of Early Bird Registration

Date: July 25, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Events | FunWalk | Opportunities to Give

  Only one week left to take advantage of early bird registration for ACO's Adoption FunWalk 2016! Top 3 Reasons to Register Before August 1st It’s cheaper Prices goes up August 1st.  ...

5 Tips for a Healthy FunWalk Campaign!

Date: July 22, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Events | FunWalk

  Now that you've registered (if you haven't yet you can click the register button above) it's time to start collecting pledges! We know that fundraising can be intimidating, so we want to help...

Will This Be The Summer of Your Self Care? | Parent Blogger

Date: July 8, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Adoption Support | Guest Blogger | Parent Perspective

Written by: Woman of Many Hats No more school bells to race for, lunches to make, homework to finish, and clothes and uniforms to have ready for school or that extracurricular activity. And what...

Why FunWalk? Because Everything Changes with a Forever Family

Date: July 7, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Events | FunWalk | Opportunities to Give

  Everything Changes with a Forever Family We know that a “forever family” can be the greatest single factor in ensuring a child’s health, wellbeing, and potential for...

Connections Through Camping - Youth Network Family Event

Date: July 4, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Events

Written by: Kimberley Miller, Permanency and Adoption Support Services  What a difference a year makes; from one night to two and from the pouring rain to the hot blazing sun. June 24 to 26, 2016...

Love, Loss, and Longing: Stories of Adoption by Carol Shipley

Date: July 1, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Adoptees | Adoption in the News | Guest Blogger | Parent Perspective

Updated Edition with Birth Father Revelations Written by Carol Shipley  Written by Carol Shipley  From the unique perspective of an adoptee, adoptive mother and adoption professional, I wrote...

Grassy Narrows First Nation Youth Get Vocal

Date: June 30, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Guest Blogger

The Adoption Council of Ontario, OACAS and Children's Aid Societeies across Ontario marked National Aboriginal History Month in June. Child welfare is engaging in a long-term process of...

Jay Lomax on National Aboriginal Day

Date: June 21, 2016 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Adoptees | Guest Blogger | Parent Perspective

National Aboriginal Day is more than a holiday; it's a day of Aboriginal people gathering to celebrate their identity and culture. But to some First Nations people, it means many different things....


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