Home School Legal Defence Association Of Canada

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As a home educator you know the benefits of having access to solid resources to maximize your time and achieve your goals. For over 25 years HSLDA has been working diligently to support homeschool families like yours by providing everything needed to succeed. Expert legal support, insurance coverage, and advice from our experienced staff are just some of the many benefits of joining HSLDA.

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Welcome to HSLDA’s home online. No matter where you are at in your homeschooling journey, we are confident that membership with HSLDA will be an invaluable asset to your good work. Make yourself at home here and look around to discover all the benefits to membership with HSLDA!


I have appreciated the videos by the leader of HSLDA. They are informative and concise which is good in this busy world. Keep up the good work!

Excellent service! You were a huge help as we went through the process of our son applying for an apprenticeship. Thank you!

Thank you very, very much for your help in figuring out our local school board requirements and keeping them from overstepping. Thanks for all you do for all of us! :)

The insurance for homeschool events is great for peace of mind!

We appreciate the involvement that HSLDA has had with homeschooling issues in Alberta over this past year!

We appreciate the wealth of information and resources online. Thank you!

You are always prompt in getting back to me with my concerns and you always take the time to listen. I love knowing that you ‘get it’ because you also have homeschooled and have been in my place. It has been refreshing and encouraging knowing you are there!

I love the learning project template (for Quebec) and appreciate the communications I receive from HSLDA. Your updates are timely and informative.

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Homeschool News & Updates from HSLDA Canada

At HSLDA, we want to provide homeschooling families with up-to-date and relevant information, and we want to communicate it to them in the most timely and efficient manner possible. Our blog is one such communication method. This blog contains updates on provincial issues, our services, and inspirational homeschooling stories. Our member blog contains even more information. To access those additional resources, become a member today!

Is your child dyslexic?

Is Your Child Dyslexic?

By Dinah Whitton Homeschooling gives parents the chance to truly observe their children in their own environment. It is quite normal to be concerned if you suspect your child is having difficulty with traditional methods of learning. Since dyslexia...
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Merry Christmas from HSLDA Canada!

The year is quickly coming to an end, but we hope you’ll have some time to enjoy the holiday season. It’s also a great time for some thoughtful reflection. Whether you experienced a challenging or successful year, take a...
When Should I contact HSLDA

When should I Contact HSLDA?

By Dinah Whitton On this home education journey every parent has moments of uncertainty. From the curriculum you choose to the way your children learn, questions are bound to arise. Fortunately, HSLDA members have access to homeschool experts along...
Adventures of a New Homeschooler Continues

Adventures of a New Homeschooler Continues

By Dinah Whitton Preschool and Kindergarten – Take 2 It’s our fourth year on this eventful home education journey and there truly isn’t a dull moment. Four years ago we pulled our daughters out of public school (grades 3...
Making Canada a Better Place

Making Canada a Better Place

By Peter Stock (3 minute read) Winston Churchill once famously said, “Parliamentary Democracy is the worst form of government…except for all the others that have been tried.” He was right, of course.  As Canadians, we are very blessed to...

Quebec, HSLDA is Taking Action

By Peter Stock (3 minute read) Quebec homeschooling families are feeling a great deal of pressure right now as their provincial government is requiring that home educated children write provincial exams, starting in two years time. This new demand...

Lessons from a Homeschool Highschooler

By Dinah Whitton (3 minute read) It’s been a few years since our family started homeschooling and the journey has been eventful, to say the least. Now our homeschool adventure continues as we embark on another academic year at...

Avoiding the Dreaded Summer Slide

By Dinah Whitton (3 minute read) After a long winter, most Canadians look forward to enjoying the warm summer months. If you schedule your homeschool around the traditional school year, your students are probably excited about taking a break...

Homeschool Summer Survival Guide

By Dinah Whitton After a long winter, most families look forward to spending time outdoors enjoying local parks and trails. Homeschoolers typically take advantage of having these areas to themselves during the daytime; but, by the end of June...
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Home School Legal Defence Association of Canada

Association juridique canadienne pour l'école-maison

Unit 25 Upper - 980 Adelaide Street South London, Ontario N6E 1R3

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