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SAVE THE DATE! CHOC's annual reunion picnic will be held on Sunday, July 10th, 2011 in Stouffville. More details to follow.

 

ARTICLES

Harper Government Supports Canadian Families with Expanded Adoption Expense Tax Credit
http://news.gc.ca/web/article-eng.do?nid=747849 NEW!

A CALL TO ACTION ON BILL C-37: AN ACT TO AMEND THE CITIZENSHIP ACT
(TO COME INTO FORCE IN CANADA ON APRIL 17, 2009)
http://www.adoption.ca/Bill%20C37.htm NEW!

Expats fear for children's fate under new rules
From the Globe and Mail.
OTTAWA Expatriate Canadians say their children who have been born abroad are being denied the full rights of citizenship under rules that come into effect in April.Canadians who give birth or adopt in another country will be able to pass along their citizenship to their children.
www.theglobeandmail.com NEW!

Foreign adoptions down in Russia as foster care grows
http://mnweekly.ru/news/20081127/55359067.html

Adoptive Parents seek equal maternity leave
http://www.chathamdailynews.ca

Amendment to Citizenship Act (Adoption)
http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/missions/russia-russie/visas/citizenship-act-eng.asp

The Citizenship Bill C-14
On June 21st, 2007 the Senate passed Bill C-14 - the Citizenship Bill.....

Doing your income tax return for 2006? Don't forget the tax credit available if you adopted last year.
Tax credit helps Canadian adoptive parents:
http://www.familyhelper.net/news/070308taxcredit.html

Claim the Canadian tax credit for adoption expenses
http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncm-tx/rtrn/cmpltng/ddctns/lns300-350/313/menu-eng.html

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces a new policy
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/press/06/0603-e.html

Russia Seeks to Make Adoptions by Foreigners Tougher
Tuesday, May 23, 2006
Associated press
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,196590,00.html

CITIZENSHIP FOR ADOPTED CHILDREN: CANADA'S NEW LAW FOR 2008
The Executive Director of Sunrise Family Services, Doug Chalke, has written an assessment of the new legislation NEW!

CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP PROCESS FOR ADOPTED CHILDREN by Deborah Northcott, Adoption Services Coordinator, CAFAC member of the Adoption Council of Canada NEW!

Citizenship for international adoptees

Moscow Times, Tuesday, May 29, 2007, Issue 3666.
Page 14 - Special Reports / Hotels; The Advent of Cheaper Hotels

As the number of overseas adoptions grows, more parents seek help for depression.   

ACC Country Survey Reveals Status Of International Adoption.

New York Times, January 3, 2006
Seeking Doctors' Advice in Adoptions From Afar.

The path to adoption.

Adoption journey of CHOC family.

The heartwarming story of an American family who adopts 3 sets of twins, all from the same family in Russia.

 

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