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CASW Stands in Solidarity with Healthcare Professionals 

September 13, 2021 - CASW stands in solidarity with those condemning protests outside of hospitals and other emergency services. All Canadians deserve to live and work in a safe environment, and with dignity and respect.  

August 6, 2021 - This is a pivotal moment for Canada’s future: as we move away from the acute height of the pandemic, the critical issues with Canada’s social supports,and the way these supports most egregiously fail certain groups, have never been more apparent. At the same time, the public agrees striving to return ‘back to normal’ is not good enough, and support for robust social funding and support has never been stronger.. 

August 1, 2021 - Today, the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) marks Emancipation Day -- the first Emancipation Day in Canada since Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard’s Motion 83, which called on the government of Canada to officially recognize Emancipation Day each August 1, was passed in the Senate in late June 2021.

July 9, 2021 - Dear Speaker of the Senate Furey, Senator Gold, Senator Plett, Senator Woo, Senator Tannas and Senator Cordy, on behalf of the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) - the national association voice for Social Work in Canada, we are urging you to reconvene the Senate as soon as possible to expedite Bill C-6: An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (Conversion Therapy)