Home School Legal Defence Association Of Canada

Celebrating 30 Years!

Thirty years ago there were no smart phones, no Facebook or Instagram, and not even a publicly available internet or e-mail! Curriculum choices were very limited and home educating itself was frowned upon or even suppressed by most governments....

Making it Through the Homeschool Year

Making It Through the Homeschool Year

  HSLDA’s Government Relations and Media Relations staff member Patty Marler recently delivered a talk at the Canadian Homeschool Conference, a virtual conference that takes place annually. With two decades of experience in home education, Patty shares her expertise...

Reflections from new homeschooling parents

Reflections from New Homeschooling Parents

by Patty Marler, Government Relations & Media Relations, HSLDA Canada Newspaper articles leading up to the restart of school in 2021 have shared that parents of public school students are feeling disheartened with the uncertainty and upheavals in the...

Merry Christmas from HSLDA and CCHE

Holiday Greetings from HSLDA Canada!

The year is quickly coming to an end, but we hope that you’ll have some time to enjoy the holiday season. It’s also a great time for some thoughtful reflection. We have all experienced a challenging year, but it’s...

HSLDA membership is the homeschool resource you need

HSLDA membership is the homeschool resource you need!

You have bought the pencils and notebooks. You have binders and glue sticks galore. You may have a designated spot to do schoolwork each day, or you may have books and assignments consuming your dining room table. You are...

Checking in: how are the early homeschool days going?

Checking in: how are the early homeschool days going?

With eager excitement and great resolve to do well by your kids, you have begun homeschooling. How are you doing? Is it everything you hoped? Or everything you feared?! Homeschooling is not for the faint of heart: it will...

Pulling Kids out of school

Pulling Kids Out of School? Call HSLDA first.

Congratulations, parents! You have survived the early days of Back-to-School in Covid. Maybe it has been easier than you expected, and all is well. However, for many of you, the transition to staggered start school, alternating week schedules, socially...

Cooking to Learn while Learning to Cook

Cooking to Learn while Learning to Cook

by Louise Frazer Recently we discussed the educational value of ordinary tasks. Something everyone is doing more of in these days of quarantine and confinement is cooking, an activity the whole family can enjoy. The possibilities are limitless, from...

The Struggle is Real for Traditional Homeschoolers Too – Overcoming during the Covid-19 Pandemic

The Struggle is Real for Traditional Homeschoolers Too – Overcoming during the Covid-19 Pandemic

By Dinah Whitton As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, my family and I have stopped counting every time someone says “you must be used to this”. It’s alarming how many people actually think that homeschooling includes isolation from our community...

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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 30 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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