April 2021 -

April 1, 2021 – Today, the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) officially rejoined the CASW national federation with the signing of the federation partnership agreement.

March 2021 -

March 31, 2021 - As we close this year’s National Social Work Month celebrations, we pause and reflect on the incredibly difficult year it has been--but also one that has proven social workers more essential than ever. 

March 2021 -

March 31, 2021 - CASW, along with a coalition of healthcare providers is banding together to demand urgent action from the Trudeau Government to improve access to primary care services in Canada through dedicated investments to strengthen primary care.

March 2021 -

March 24, 2021 – The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) enthusiastically supports Motion M-36; a motion to recognize Emancipation Day Nationally. Although August 1st, 1834 marks the abolition of slavery throughout the British empire, recognizing Emancipation Day is about honouring...

February 2021 -

March 1, 2021 - Statement on National Social Work Month 2021: Social Work is Essential. As organizations with the honour of representing social workers in Canada nationally and internationally, we watched with immense pride as our members met ever-changing moments of crisis and uncertainty with...

February 2021 -

February 18, 2021 – Today, the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) applauds and commends the Government of Canada for choosing to end the failed policy of Mandatory Minimum Penalties (MMP) specific to drug offences with the introduction of a Bill C- 22 An Act to amend the Criminal Code...

February 2021 -

February 11, 2021 - "For too long there has been a lack of public investment in providing the people of Canada with timely access to mental health services and supports. In our view, there is no health without mental health and a strong majority of Canadians support increased public funding for...

February 2021 -

February 8, 2021 - CASW calls for Mental Health and Economic Parity for Canada

"The time has come to no longer rely on corporate Canada to lead the way. To truly end stigma and the lack of access to mental health services, the GoC, in collaboration with all national political parties and...

December 2020 -

December 17, 2020 - The Treasury Board reaffirms the government's commitment to adopting measures to remove barriers and appropriately safeguard the mental health of employees, and their families.

December 2020 -

December 8, 2020 - CASW unequivocally supports Bill C-6’s intention to ban conversion therapy, an abhorrent attack against 2SLGBTQ+ communities - but believes the legislation could be strengthened to make this national and international stride forward for human rights.

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