May 22, 2015
Is Homeschooling Legal?
Are you considering homeschooling for the first time and need to be reassured that you are allowed to do this? Have you been homeschooling for years and are still fielding questions from well-meaning friends and family about the legality of homeschooling? Let this video put all of those concerns to rest! Homeschooling is legal in Canada.
May 21, 2015
The ETFO Supports Homeschooling?
The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario is correct in saying that children benefit from an increase of one-on-one time in their learning environment. Having a teacher who personally knows a child’s needs, strengths, and weakness -- all of this contributes to the success and confidence a student can acquire.
May 14, 2015
Homeschool Experience Prevails Over Youth Experience
Mélanie and Dominic homeschool their two young daughters in Québec. Following their decision to do so, they faced a lot of pressure from the school board to reproduce public school at home. This is a typical scenario in their province. Read how HSLDA was able to help them as they dealt with the issue of being reported to Youth Protection Services.
May 08, 2015
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An Historic Win and a Great Opportunity
On May 5, 2015, Alberta elected an NDP majority government. This is particularly noteworthy on account of the fact that the Progressive Conservative Party has been in government for over 40 years! Your individual reaction to the reality of an NDP provincial majority will vary based on your personal political leanings. As part of a broader body of homeschooling families, however, your reaction may be, could be, different.