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Amended Homeschooling Regulation Released Today

The final amended Homeschooling Regulation, initially tabled on March 27th, 2019, by Education Minister Jean-Francois Roberge, was released today and takes effect August 1, 2019. You can review the full text of the new regulation here: French Publication English...

Update on the Proposed Amendments to the Homeschooling Regulation

In our March 27th post, we notified you of a new draft homeschooling regulation tabled that day by Education Minister Jean-Francois Roberge. Any person or organization interested in commenting on the draft Regulation must do so within 45 days...

Urgent Update – Québec Minister of Education Proposes Revising Homeschooling Regulation

We have just learned that Québec’s Minister of Education, Jean-Francois Roberge, is tabling a draft homeschooling regulation today in the National Assembly. The draft regulation contains provisions mandating ministerial examinations and the child’s attendance at the annual monitoring meeting,...

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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...

FAQ in Alberta

As information is coming in and as multiple sources are commenting on the WISDOM/Trinity scenario, homeschooling families in Alberta are rightfully asking questions of clarifications. Lisa McManus, Legal Counsel at HSLDA Canada has taken time to answer a few...

Our third update on the WISDOM/Trinity decision in Alberta

As we reported to you last week, WISDOM/Trinity had filed a request for a review of the decision that shut them down on October 25th. The case was heard on Friday, November 4th, and as you may have seen...

Many positive developments in Alberta

It has now been 10 days since the Ministry of Education in Alberta shut down Trinity Christian School and WISDOM Homeschooling without warning. For those parents who received the phone call telling them the news of the closure and...

HSLDA’s Meeting with the Minister of Education in Quebec

Last Tuesday, September 13, 2016, Manon Fortin, legal assistant for HSLDA, went to the Montreal offices of the Minister of Education to meet the Minister, Sébastien Proulx. Although this was not HSLDA’s first meeting with the government, this was...

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