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By Children's Aid Society Foundation, Gail Aitken, Donald F. Bellamy, John McCullagh

ISBN-10: 1550023357

ISBN-13: 9781550023350

ISBN-10: 1554880548

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Started in 1891, the kid's reduction Society of Toronto is the biggest baby welfare business enterprise in North the USA. It has performed a number one roll as an recommend of kid's welfare; it's been instrumental in influencing baby welfare perform not just in Ontario yet all of Canada and somewhere else. With an emphasis at the post-World struggle II interval, A Legacy of worrying examines the political, social, and fiscal elements that ended in adjustments in the society itself in addition to advancements in laws and social coverage. The society has been a coaching flooring for lots of hugely dedicated pros who've long past directly to be leaders in different governmental and nongovernmental organizations in Canada and out of the country.

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The board expected that a stay of ten days to a month, at a maximum, would be sufficient time for the society to make plans for their future. sions increased significantly over the years, reaching 1,280 by 1919. At first, children were made wards of the society by board resolution instead of through court proceedings, but this changed in 1896, after JJ. Kelso intervened in what was the first recorded instance of conflict between him and the society he founded. Generally, as many children were discharged as were admitted to the shelter, but the turnover was high because the children did not stay long.

Reformers were concerned that the young ven- Ckefrktr 'two A SOCIETY TO PROTECT CHILDREN, 1891-1919 dors might eventually become violent, untrustworthy adults who would become dependent on public resources. Kelso and like-minded associates set about tackling the problem. In 1889, they were successful in having the Toronto Police Commission enact a bylaw that required street vendors under the age of sixteen to be licensed by the police. These licences were conditional on the child not acquiring a criminal record, steering clear of thieves, and spending at least two hours a day in school.

The society was never short of foster homes because the needs of farm families exceeded the supply of available children. S4 The prevailing attitude seems to have been that foster parents were motivated by altruism, removing any requirement for close supervision — for which there were, in any event, no standards. The society was never short of foster homes, because the needs of farm families exceeded the supply of available children. It did, however, have to compete with other agencies, most notably British child rescue societies such as Dr.

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