CASW Policy / Position statements

November 2014 -

Concerning Sections 172 and 173 of Budget Bill C-43

September 2014 -

In response to a ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada that Canada’s prostitution laws were unconstitutional and inappropriate, the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (Bill C-36) was introduced in June by Justice Minister Peter MacKay. If enacted as drafted,...

May 2014 -

In this paper, the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) recommends the adoption of an equity framework for social policy in which the federal government plays a shared role with the provinces and the territories and is based on a concept of income, social, and health equity. 

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April 2014 -

Social media is a term used to capture on-line technology which enables people to communicate and instantly share information and resources with local, national and international audiences.  Examples of social media include, but are not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Skype,...