February 24, 2020 - CASW, along with many other organizations active in Criminal Justice, has signed on to an open letter to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness regarding amending the Criminal Records Act.
February 13, 2020 - In November 2019, over 150 of our organizations signed a joint Pharmacare Now Statement calling on all parties to work together to implement universal, public pharmacare within this government’s mandate. We are now calling on your government to make the financial commitments that are needed in this year’s budget to make this program a reality.
February 18, 2020 - In this time of Reconciliation, the Government of Canada must provide the leadership necessary to uphold its promises of implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's (TRC) Calls to Action and the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG).
February 14, 2020 - In support of the federal government’s commitment to improve Canadians’ access to primary care, we recommend a one-time fund in the amount of $1.2 billion over four years to expand the establishment of primary care teams in each province and territory.
November 26, 2019 - Read CASW's letters to the newly appointed Cabinet Ministers.
November 19, 2019 - The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) acknowledges its role in supporting the implementation of residential schools and affirming the approach to child welfare that led to the 60s scoop through the promotion of discriminatory policies with the underlying motivation to dispossess Indigenous peoples from their land.