November 20, 2017 - Children’s Rights Can Make Canada Work Better

Members of the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (CCRC) will honour children in celebrations across the country for National Child Day on November 20, 2017.  

October 30, 2017 - From Safety Net to Stable Foundation: CASW Recommends a Universal Basic Income

Today, the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) releases a position paper recommending a Universal Basic Income (uBIG) to ensure no person in Canada lives in poverty; bolster the Canadian economy; and put an end to income assistance systems that are often inefficient and unkind.

September 20, 2017 - Letter to Minister Goodale on Social Work and PTSD

On behalf of the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW), I am writing to stress the importance of the inclusion of social workers in future research and initiatives around the topic of first responders/public safety officers and the incidence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). 

September 8, 2017 - Equitable Taxation Strengthens Canada

The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) advocates for health, social and economic equity. Consequently, CASW joins the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and other national organizations in principled support for the Government of Canada’s proposed tax changes intended to see all Canadians pay the same equitable level of personal taxation for income earned.

September 5, 2017 - Open Letter to the Honourable Dr. Jane Philpott

On behalf of the CASW federation, I extend our congratulations on your historic appointment. CASW looks forward to supporting your office in the swift resolution of discrimination of Indigenous children and communities.

August 29, 2017 - Letter of Welcome to the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health

A social worker for 24 years, CASW extends a special message of welcome to the new Minister of Health. 

July 20, 2017 - Letter to Julie Payette

CASW extends to Julie Payette our sincere congratulations on her appointment as Governor General Designate of Canada.


June 16, 2017 - CASW Applauds Decision to Protect and Respect all Identities in Canada

The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) applauds the passing of Bill C-16, an act that adds gender identity and gender expression to the list of prohibited grounds of discrimination.



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