School of Social Work

Experts: Remains of 215 children found buried at a former residential school

Published: 31May2021

Preliminary findings from a survey of the grounds at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School have uncovered the remains of 215 children buried at the site in British Columbia. In a statement,...

Experts: Laurent Commission on Children's Rights and Youth Protection

Published: 4May2021

Quebec is being called on to turn "anger into action" in a landmark report into the province's youth protection services, two years after the death of a seven-year-old girl in Granby shocked the...

Expert: Proposed extension of RAMQ to undocumented children criticized

Published: 14Apr2021

Bill 83, which aims to extend Quebec health insurance coverage (RAMQ) to children born here to migrant parents who have a precarious status, does not pass the test, according to several...

Experts: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day | June 15

Published: 12Jun2020

The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is an official United Nations International Day acknowledging the significance of elder abuse as a public health and human rights issue. Since 2006, communities...

Canadian researchers and international collaborators seek to improve the care of people living with dementia and their families

Published: 14Mar2019

Receiving a diagnosis of dementia can be a disorienting experience for the person diagnosed and their families. A diagnosis often leaves the person and their families searching for information and...

Opinion: Reforming child welfare first step toward reconciliation

Published: 2Aug2017

Cindy Blackstock is professor of social work, McGill University, and executive director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada.

Universal Children’s Day (November 20)

Published: 21Nov2016

Cindy Blackstock, School of Social Work, McGill University...

Myriam Denov awarded Trudeau Fellowship

Published: 17Sep2014

There are thousands of children born of war-time rape worldwide, but very little is known about their lived experiences and their relationships with their families and communities. Professor Myriam...

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