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 R v. Sharma: CAEFS Response to the “Confounding” Decision That “Ignores the Historic Disadvantage of Indigenous People” 

Fri November 4, 2022

Friday, November 4th, 2022 (Ottawa, Ontario): Today, the Supreme Court of Canada, in a 5-4 decision found no violation of either s. 7 or s. 15(1) of the Charter in […]

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An Update from CAEFS on the Revision of our Organizational Positions

Thu October 6, 2022

The Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS) was founded in 1978. Since then, our organization has continued to evolve, along with our positions and approaches to advocacy. We are […]

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CAEFS’ 2022 Housing and Community Residential Options Summit

Mon October 3, 2022

On September 24th and 25th, 2022, members from across our membership came together with the CAEFS national office team in Tiohti:áke (colonially known as Montreal) for CAEFS’ first ever official […]

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Sealing criminal records of marginalized people will improve many lives

Mon September 26, 2022

“We must build systems that don’t subject members of already-marginalized communities to the never-ending costs of an ineffective “tough on crime” agenda. Changing the law governing criminal records, and our […]

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Social Media Features: August & September 2022

Mon September 12, 2022

This summer, we piloted regular social media features aimed at keep us connected with you, while cultivating curiosity, knowledge sharing, and action. We are looking forward to continuing these posts […]

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