Children's Safety and Protection Rights Act

Children's Safety and Protective Rights Act, 2008 PETITION TO THE PARLIAMENT OF ONTARIO To the Legislative Assembly of Ontario; WHEREAS, there is an urgent need to protect children from all forms of violence, abuse, injury, neglect, negligent treatment, sexual abuse and exploitation; AND WHEREAS, it has been 120 years since Ontario's 1st Children's Act, the Children's Protection Act (1888). AND WHEREAS, the time has come to take measures to ensure that child offenders are held accountable for their actions, Therefore, WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, respectfully petition the Parliament of Ontario as follows: - To educate and increase awareness on child abuse and child protection. - To provide more tools for the justice system and to parents and educators. - To add more accountability and transparency into our existing systems. And pass the Children's Safety and Protective Act, 2008 put forward by Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod.

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I’m Lisa MacLeod, MPP for Nepean-Carleton. Did you know that in 2005 the Ontario Incidence Study found close to 130,000 children suffered some form of abuse That is why I am introducing aggressive legislation to protect children from all forms of violence and abuse.

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www.lisamacleod.com

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    Linda Beaudoin, Canada

    5 years ago Comments: Yes We need to have more laws to protect children I am a survivor of child abuse and domestic violence.I am a participant of the child abuse monument project I agree there has to be more laws to protect the vulnerable children I support this 100%
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    andrea khanjin, Canada

    6 years ago
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    Julia H., Canada

    6 years ago Comments: I agree with all of the issues that are very unfair to the children and i hope that passing this act will help protect all of the children in Canada and make all families feel safer about their children.
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