Home School Legal Defence Association Of Canada
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It’s Conference Season!

It really is that time of year when HSLDA flies across the country to meet you at a conference near you. It is our joy and privilege to meet our members face-to-face, and to introduce ourselves to other homeschoolers...

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Welcome, President Peter Stock!

It is with great excitement that we introduce to you today HSLDA’s new president, Peter Stock. Peter and Paul Faris sat down for a quick video update to introduce Peter to you. It is a bittersweet video as it...

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Data sharing and your rights to privacy

HSLDA regularly gets calls or emails from our members asking, “Does the government have the right to ask me for a copy of my childrens’ birth certificates?” The short answer is “yes”. In most cases, there is a legal...

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Responding appropriately in provincial crises

In October of this year, many homeschoolers in Alberta found themselves thrust into an immediate crisis. The Ministry of Education in that province shut down a homeschooling oversight body with no warning. The resulting questions, panic, and uncertainty fueled...

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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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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...

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...

Child Protection Services: What to Know (Part Two)

If you missed Part One of this two-part video series, you will want to catch up to get the whole story on this topic. As Lisa McManus and Kerry Mullenix explained in that video, a knock at the door...

Child Protection Services: What you need to know (Part One)

The thought of a knock on the door is a scary prospect for most homeschooling families. Rumours fly in homeschool circles about the role of Child Protection Services, often with misinformation and negative expectations attached. HSLDA is very familiar...

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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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