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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