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2016 Christmas Office Closure

The staff at HSLDA are as excited as anyone to celebrate the Christmas season with friends and family, and so, to honour our staff members and to allow for time for celebration, the HSLDA office will be closed from...

Trinity/WISDOM Timeline and Alberta Update

Over the last few months, HSLDA has provided several updates on the status of Trinity Christian School and Wisdom Homeschooling in Alberta. The political and legal details of the closure of Wisdom affected 3500 students. As always, HSLDA is...

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HSLDA Submits Its Recommendations

By: Jean jr. Landry. After a hope-filled meeting with the Québec education minister, Sébastien Proulx, last September, HSLDA submitted recommendations to the government aimed at promoting harmonious relations between Québec school authorities and families who choose to homeschool. In...

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Homeschool Graduate Becomes the Youngest MPP

Homeschool graduate Sam Oosterhoff is making headlines as the youngest Member of Provincial Parliament. The 19 year old Brock University political science student won the November 17th by-election for the Niagara West-Glanbrook riding. The riding represents just over 120,000...

And That Is What Training Our Children Is All About: A successful homeschool family and a lasting legacy

By Caitlyn Watson. When you reach the end of your homeschooling journey, which moments will you look back on with joy? What will have been the most important thing that you accomplished? What legacy will you have left with...

Expectations, Insecurities, and Reality Checks: a great #MomChat video

Show of hands: how many homeschool moms have had someone say to them, “Oh I could never homeschool. I’m just not as patient as you.” Or, “Wow, you homeschool? You must be SO organized!” And now, a second show...

Public Health Act Amendments in Alberta

Update: Alberta Bill 28 is now law as of December 9, 2016. There are some sections regarding immunizations that are not yet effective, but will be proclaimed in effect at a future date by the Government of Alberta. Alberta...

Portfolios: Language Arts at its best

Whether you use the project-based approach, workbook or any other method, your child must learn to read, write, self-edit, and more. Language Arts, as mother tongue language, is a foundational subject and is indispensable for success in all other...

Two Cultures, One Family

Meet the McManus family of Ontario. Greg and Lisa and their five children—Moira (18), Wyatt (16), Declan (15), Isaac (11), and Alison (7)—have learned that being a family goes so much deeper than biological ties. In 2005, they were...

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When Dad takes on the teaching role

One of the most significant benefits of homeschooling is that a family can design school and home life in such a way that the individual needs of that family are met. In some cases, the best thing to meet...

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