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Flynn: Children’s Aid Society needs funding changes

It’s time for the funding formula behind Children’s Aid Societies to change, said Oakville MPP Kevin Flynn. A Halton CAS board member for 12 years, Flynn recently had a meeting with the Society and learned the even greater need for an updated system.

 

“I went on [the board] for the best of reasons,”said Flynn. “Most of the volunteers are like that. They’re interested in kids’welfare and they understand there’s some kids and families struggling. But pretty soon after you become a board member, you realize your job is to fight for funding for these kids. The child welfare system in Ontario has never been funded effectively or efficiently.”

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