November 17, 2023 - CASW provides a report to the Standing Committee on Health calling to address the long-standing health inequities faced by marginalized and vulnerable women; to create a strategy to improve senior women’s health in Canada; to establish protected policies and provisions that will support victims of gender-based violence; to ensure equitable access to abortion care; and to improve access to gender affirming care.
October 30, 2023 - The International Federation of Social Workers publishes a statement calling for an immediate ceasefire and to address the root causes of the Israel/Palestine conflict.
October 12, 2023 - The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) is pleased to submit to the consultation to inform the development of a Safe Long-Term Care Act. We are encouraged by this initiative from government and hope to see it improve the long-term care sector in Canada.
September 28, 2023 - The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) advocates for the safeguarding of the rights of 2SLGBTQIA+ youth in Canada. Recent actions and statements across the country from provincial governments and activists have sought to diminish and threaten the dignity of trans, gender fluid and queer children and youth. We want to reiterate our unwavering support for all 2SLGBTQIA+ people and, particularly at this time, children and youth.