2021 Pre-Budget Submission Standing Committee on Finance

August 5, 2020 - 2021 Pre-Budget Submission Standing Committee on Finance

We are hopeful that this government will take the opportunity presented by the unprecedented and challenging time to set a bold course for the future. 

CASW Announces 2020 Glenn Drover Award for Outstanding Service Recipient Ellen Oliver

July 30, 2020 - It is with great pride that the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) publicly announce Ellen Oliver as the recipient of the 2020 Glenn Drover Award for Outstanding Service.

NSCSW and CASW call for a public inquiry into the Portapique mass shooting

July 28, 2020 - KJIPUKTUK (HALIFAX, NS) – The Nova Scotia College of Social Workers (NSCSW) and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) call on the provincial and federal ministers of justice to reconsider their position on holding a full public inquiry into the mass shootings that began in Portapique, Nova Scotia (the worst mass shooting in Canadian history).
 

CASW: Climate Change and Social Work

July 27, 2020 - Today the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) publishes Climate Change and Social Work.

As a profession founded in principles of social justice, CASW acknowledges the reality of climate change and encourages social workers to educate, advocate, and be the change they want to see in the world.

Mental Health Action Plan: Better access and system performance for mental health services in Canada

July 13, 2020 – The CAMIMH membership, which comprises of 13 mental health associations, has worked together to produce CAMIMH’s Mental Health Action Plan. This document outlines CAMIMH’s six recommendations to the federal government on how to provide Canadians with better access to the mental health services and supports they need, including the recommendation that a new Mental Health Parity Act be introduced.

Statement on the Decriminalization of Personal Use of Psychoactive Substances

10 July, 2020 - Statement on the Decriminalization of Personal Use of Psychoactive Substances
 

The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) strongly supports and applauds the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) for its leadership in recommending, to the Government of Canada, in decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of illegal drugs for personal consumption.

 

CASW Proudly Elects New President

June 29, 2020 – The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) is pleased to announce the election of Joan Davis-Whelan, MSW, RSW from Newfoundland and Labrador as the association’s new President. 

CASW Letter to The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau - Call to Action

June 15, 2020 - CASW is calling for the Government of Canada to take immediate and tangible action to remedy our need for structural change. 

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