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Child Protection Law in Canada, Second Edition (Print + ProView online)
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A complete reference to the law relating to child protection in the common law provinces across Canada. Organized by topic, then by jurisdiction, the work sets out the governing legislation followed by an exhaustive summary of the cases decided under that legislation and explanatory commentary. This excellent research tool juxtaposes the law of a particular province with those of others, and provides insight that assist in legislative interpretation and in argument preparation. In addition to the text the work provides an appendix containing the current version of the pertinent statutes and a detailed index. Thomson Reuters ProView™ The eBook version of this publication is available through your web browser, or can be downloaded to your desktop or laptop (Windows and Mac), iPad, or Android tablet. Visit to learn more and to see the complete collection of ProView ebooks.
About the Author
Lynn M. Kirwin has worked as a sole practitioner, exclusively in the area of family law. She was employed as in-house counsel at Catholic Children's Aid Society from 1990 to 2008. Ms. Kirwin is a co-author of Child Protection: Practice and Procedure and Child Protection Law in Canada.
Lauren Stringer is a senior counsel at the Catholic Children's Aid Society of Toronto where she has been working for over 15 years. Prior to this, she worked at both the Durham Children's Aid Society and the Children's Aid Society of Toronto. In her role as in-house counsel, she is responsible for trials, motions, Expunction Hearings, CFSRB Hearings (administrative law) and appeals (Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court, Court of Appeal), research, advising and assisting in drafting policy as well as providing general legal advice to social workers regarding child protection files, privacy and personal health legislation, and conducting legal education at the branches. She was also the Acting Associate Chief Counsel for 18 months at CCAS and has practised both family law and child welfare law representing parents in private practice.

As an inaugural member of the Education Committee at the Ontario Court of Justice at 47 Sheppard Avenue, Toronto, Lauren Stringer arranged monthly programs and is currently sitting on the Education Committee of the Ontario Court of Justice at 311 Jarvis Street, Toronto. She is also a frequent speaker at Education programs for both OCJ's and at conferences for the Ontario Counsel of Children's Aid Societies. She has been involved in arranging several conferences for the OCCAS and has been a speaker at these programs. She has also conducted Province-Wide Training for OLAP Duty Counsel and has been a team leader and teacher-trainer for two, 5-day long Intensive Child Protection Programs, presented by AFCC and Law Foundation of Ontario in 2010 and 2013.