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More money for School Boards: Does it impact homeschoolers?

By Louise Frazer Most of our Quebec members have probably already heard the announcement by the Québec Minister of Education to significantly increase the amount allotted to school boards for each homeschooled child. This was prompted by the sudden...

Everything you want to know about homeschooling

Welcome to the HSLDA Blog Summer Series on starting to homeschool! Granted, it is only now the beginning of summer vacation, so maybe it seems like a bad time to talk about September. However, for those of you who...

7 Practical and Easy Strategies to Improve the Daily Life of Kids with Special Needs

By Dyan Robson To get my son diagnosed with autism was a lengthy process. Nearly 15 months from the day we asked for a referral, we were handed a diagnosis. During that time we encountered wait list after wait...

The Three Keys to Freedom

By Maylanie Turgeon Translated by Louise Frazer What motivates families in 2016 to rethink their family dynamics? The quest for flexibility and freedom: freedom of choice and freedom of action. When we choose to throw ourselves into the adventure...

Skip-a-thon of Hope: Homeschoolers reaching out to Fort McMurray

By Louise Frazer No doubt you have seen the gripping scenes of terror as people fled Fort McMurray to escape the raging inferno. Far away, 3000 km away, a homeschool mom, Cathy, and her family were riveted as they...

Intrusive Home Visits in Manitoba reveal the ongoing need for HSLDA

HSLDA Canada is a non-profit, national homeschool organization that monitors educational policies that affect homeschoolers across Canada. Should issues arise that compromise homeschoolers’ rights and freedoms, HSLDA advocates on their behalf at every level of government. Because of HSLDA’s...

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Transition to University

I knew my homeschooling years were drawing to a close when my peers stopped asking me the perennial question, “Do you do school in your pyjamas?” and instead started wondering, “How will you get into university?” In my case,...

The Cherished Years: Family and the Three Rs

By Caitlyn Watson. Visiting the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Exploring the mysteries of science and history with Mom and Dad. Getting acquainted with baby Sawat owls in a field trip setting. What do all these...

“Illegal” Issues in Homeschooling: Be informed and stay in touch

By Louise Frazer. One of the benefits of homeschooling is the diversity‐‐diverse families, diverse curriculum, diverse methods of evaluation, and there is even a certain diversity across Canada. We are fortunate to enjoy a great deal of freedom. Freedom...

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