Irwin Elman

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Irwin Elman said : “Restraints are a symptom of the problem,” “There is no indication that the government has given much thought [to], let alone study of, the use of restraints in residential care” External link

globalnews Wednesday, August 10, 2022 11:02:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : "Is there any group of people in Ontario or anywhere in Canada who are not more affected by the root causes of social determinants of health? By enduring racism. By enduring the legacy of the residential schools. By not having clean drinking water. By not having proper housing," "And we wonder how that might affect the ability of parents to care for their children? We should be angry. These are children who die" External link

CBC Thursday, May 5, 2022 11:42:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “I call that Arka’s directive … that if a child dies, the school system should be concerned enough to listen to that child in the way that they can once they’re gone,” External link

cknw Monday, June 21, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “It reminds me never to underestimate an individual. It should remind Ontarians, never underestimate their own power, even in the face of huge institutional barriers. What you can do with courage and love, compassion, strength … I saw all of that in Durba. Astounding, really, what she went through for two years to get to this moment of vindication when nobody would listen, nobody would even look at what their role might have been in the death of her son,” External link

cknw Monday, June 21, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “I call that Arka’s directive … that if a child dies, the school system should be concerned enough to listen to that child in the way that they can once they’re gone,” External link

globalnews Monday, June 21, 2021 1:28:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “It reminds me never to underestimate an individual. It should remind Ontarians, never underestimate their own power, even in the face of huge institutional barriers. What you can do with courage and love, compassion, strength … I saw all of that in Durba. Astounding, really, what she went through for two years to get to this moment of vindication when nobody would listen, nobody would even look at what their role might have been in the death of her son,” External link

globalnews Monday, June 21, 2021 1:28:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : "The system itself was traumatizing and it retraumatized them," External link

CBC Friday, March 5, 2021 1:46:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “These young people, whether they’re LGBTQ2S young people, youth from care, racialized young people, newcomers and refugees, live precarious lives already,” “When the pandemic hits, it just creates trauma after trauma” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, February 2, 2021 3:22:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “They tend to be institutional solutions to human problems,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, February 2, 2021 3:22:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman says : “A birth alert, of course, starts with an assumption … that this parent cannot care for this child,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman says : “The end to birth alerts in Ontario didn’t end children of that age coming into care,” “If a worker knew of a case and was worried that about a child that worker could still talk to the hospital” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “It’s not a child protection issue,” “The fact that families can be torn apart – and we know the damage that does to individuals – it’s unethical. It doesn’t make sense financially because of the amount of money it’s going to cost to support, in any way, the young people who’ve been through that process, let alone the parents who’ve been through that process” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 28, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “We have to understand that it’s not about whether we’re good people or bad people,” “It’s about the institutions that my ancestors set up and that I continue to benefit from and others don’t” External link

cknw Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “We have to understand that it’s not about whether we’re good people or bad people,” “It’s about the institutions that my ancestors set up and that I continue to benefit from and others don’t” External link

globalnews Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman says : “Everybody knows what existed doesn’t work,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, July 6, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman says : “Here’s the perfect opportunity to switch from an aging-out system to a benchmarked or outcomes-based system,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, July 6, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman told : “It seems outrageous to me that children do not receive the same respect as people in our prisons,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, January 23, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman told : “It seems outrageous to me that children do not receive the same respect as people in our prisons,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “I’m not going to stop being an advocate, that’s for sure,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, September 14, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “Unions and service providers and association and lawyers and corporations who want to do better. You know what? There are things we can continue to do. This government, they made themselves irrelevant,” “When the government changes, and it will at some point – some governments are more impermanent then others – when government changes, young people will be ready” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, September 14, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “When a government is interested in, and solely interested, with a touch of mean spiritedness, austerity and they lose sight of the people who depend on the fragile social-service framework, when they lose sight of the people who depend on that, it becomes very dangerous,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, September 14, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman asks : "Who is standing with those young people? Who is giving them a voice, even in death?" External link

thespec Monday, April 29, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : "I have a lot of pride in what this amazing group of staff and an incredible group of thousands of young people did and built for the province," External link

CBC Friday, March 29, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : "There is no doubt in my mind that Ontario is suffering a great loss with the closing of our Office," External link

thespec Monday, March 18, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “There is no doubt in my mind that Ontario is suffering a great loss with the closing of our Office,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, March 18, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “I would say my concern is exacerbated by the worry about what is happening south of our border,” “There is an expectation that more and more young people will come unaccompanied. Our services to settle them are already stretched and will be stretched further. My office is trying to become prepared” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, September 13, 2017 3:06:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “I would say my concern is exasperated by the worry about what is happening south of our border,” “There is an expectation that more and more young people will come unaccompanied. Our services to settle them are already stretched and will be stretched further. My office is trying to become prepared” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:32:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : "To say that I am disappointed in this missed opportunity to improve the lives of children with mental health challenges in this province is a great understatement," External link

CBC Wednesday, February 1, 2017 12:01:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman says : “Right now, adoption is about…the parents becoming parents but I think these days we should think about children in care in a different way,” External link

680news Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:55:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman says : "I'm disappointed by that decision," External link

CBC Sunday, August 7, 2016 3:46:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman says : "Everything is not all fixed. It's time for an open process. Chazz and his family's struggle is Ontarians' struggle" External link

CBC Sunday, August 7, 2016 3:46:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman says : "I'm disappointed by that decision," External link

CBC Saturday, August 6, 2016 3:56:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman says : "Everything is not all fixed. It's time for an open process. Chazz and his family's struggle is Ontarians' struggle" External link

CBC Saturday, August 6, 2016 3:56:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman says : "I'm disappointed by that decision," External link

CBC Saturday, August 6, 2016 1:27:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman says : "Everything is not all fixed. It's time for an open process. Chazz and his family's struggle is Ontarians' struggle" External link

CBC Saturday, August 6, 2016 1:27:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : "I am urging the provincial and federal governments to uphold their commitment to First Nations children and begin the hard work needed to transform existing programs and services for First Nations children and implement Jordan's Principle," External link

CBC Wednesday, February 11, 2015 5:12:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : "I am urging the provincial and federal governments to uphold their commitment to First Nations children and begin the hard work needed to transform existing programs and services for First Nations children and implement Jordan's Principle," External link

CBC Tuesday, February 10, 2015 8:50:00 PM EAT



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Irwin Elman said : “Restraints are a symptom of the problem,” “There is no indication that the government has given much thought [to], let alone study of, the use of restraints in residential care” External link

globalnews Wednesday, August 10, 2022 11:02:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : "Is there any group of people in Ontario or anywhere in Canada who are not more affected by the root causes of social determinants of health? By enduring racism. By enduring the legacy of the residential schools. By not having clean drinking water. By not having proper housing," "And we wonder how that might affect the ability of parents to care for their children? We should be angry. These are children who die" External link

CBC Thursday, May 5, 2022 11:42:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “I call that Arka’s directive … that if a child dies, the school system should be concerned enough to listen to that child in the way that they can once they’re gone,” External link

cknw Monday, June 21, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “It reminds me never to underestimate an individual. It should remind Ontarians, never underestimate their own power, even in the face of huge institutional barriers. What you can do with courage and love, compassion, strength … I saw all of that in Durba. Astounding, really, what she went through for two years to get to this moment of vindication when nobody would listen, nobody would even look at what their role might have been in the death of her son,” External link

cknw Monday, June 21, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “I call that Arka’s directive … that if a child dies, the school system should be concerned enough to listen to that child in the way that they can once they’re gone,” External link

globalnews Monday, June 21, 2021 1:28:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “It reminds me never to underestimate an individual. It should remind Ontarians, never underestimate their own power, even in the face of huge institutional barriers. What you can do with courage and love, compassion, strength … I saw all of that in Durba. Astounding, really, what she went through for two years to get to this moment of vindication when nobody would listen, nobody would even look at what their role might have been in the death of her son,” External link

globalnews Monday, June 21, 2021 1:28:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : "The system itself was traumatizing and it retraumatized them," External link

CBC Friday, March 5, 2021 1:46:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “These young people, whether they’re LGBTQ2S young people, youth from care, racialized young people, newcomers and refugees, live precarious lives already,” “When the pandemic hits, it just creates trauma after trauma” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, February 2, 2021 3:22:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “They tend to be institutional solutions to human problems,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, February 2, 2021 3:22:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman says : “A birth alert, of course, starts with an assumption … that this parent cannot care for this child,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman says : “The end to birth alerts in Ontario didn’t end children of that age coming into care,” “If a worker knew of a case and was worried that about a child that worker could still talk to the hospital” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “It’s not a child protection issue,” “The fact that families can be torn apart – and we know the damage that does to individuals – it’s unethical. It doesn’t make sense financially because of the amount of money it’s going to cost to support, in any way, the young people who’ve been through that process, let alone the parents who’ve been through that process” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 28, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “We have to understand that it’s not about whether we’re good people or bad people,” “It’s about the institutions that my ancestors set up and that I continue to benefit from and others don’t” External link

cknw Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “We have to understand that it’s not about whether we’re good people or bad people,” “It’s about the institutions that my ancestors set up and that I continue to benefit from and others don’t” External link

globalnews Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman says : “Everybody knows what existed doesn’t work,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, July 6, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman says : “Here’s the perfect opportunity to switch from an aging-out system to a benchmarked or outcomes-based system,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, July 6, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman told : “It seems outrageous to me that children do not receive the same respect as people in our prisons,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, January 23, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman told : “It seems outrageous to me that children do not receive the same respect as people in our prisons,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “I’m not going to stop being an advocate, that’s for sure,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, September 14, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “Unions and service providers and association and lawyers and corporations who want to do better. You know what? There are things we can continue to do. This government, they made themselves irrelevant,” “When the government changes, and it will at some point – some governments are more impermanent then others – when government changes, young people will be ready” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, September 14, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “When a government is interested in, and solely interested, with a touch of mean spiritedness, austerity and they lose sight of the people who depend on the fragile social-service framework, when they lose sight of the people who depend on that, it becomes very dangerous,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, September 14, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman asks : "Who is standing with those young people? Who is giving them a voice, even in death?" External link

thespec Monday, April 29, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : "I have a lot of pride in what this amazing group of staff and an incredible group of thousands of young people did and built for the province," External link

CBC Friday, March 29, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : "There is no doubt in my mind that Ontario is suffering a great loss with the closing of our Office," External link

thespec Monday, March 18, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “There is no doubt in my mind that Ontario is suffering a great loss with the closing of our Office,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, March 18, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “I would say my concern is exacerbated by the worry about what is happening south of our border,” “There is an expectation that more and more young people will come unaccompanied. Our services to settle them are already stretched and will be stretched further. My office is trying to become prepared” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, September 13, 2017 3:06:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : “I would say my concern is exasperated by the worry about what is happening south of our border,” “There is an expectation that more and more young people will come unaccompanied. Our services to settle them are already stretched and will be stretched further. My office is trying to become prepared” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:32:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : "To say that I am disappointed in this missed opportunity to improve the lives of children with mental health challenges in this province is a great understatement," External link

CBC Wednesday, February 1, 2017 12:01:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman says : “Right now, adoption is about…the parents becoming parents but I think these days we should think about children in care in a different way,” External link

680news Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:55:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman says : "I'm disappointed by that decision," External link

CBC Sunday, August 7, 2016 3:46:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman says : "Everything is not all fixed. It's time for an open process. Chazz and his family's struggle is Ontarians' struggle" External link

CBC Sunday, August 7, 2016 3:46:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman says : "I'm disappointed by that decision," External link

CBC Saturday, August 6, 2016 3:56:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman says : "Everything is not all fixed. It's time for an open process. Chazz and his family's struggle is Ontarians' struggle" External link

CBC Saturday, August 6, 2016 3:56:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman says : "I'm disappointed by that decision," External link

CBC Saturday, August 6, 2016 1:27:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman says : "Everything is not all fixed. It's time for an open process. Chazz and his family's struggle is Ontarians' struggle" External link

CBC Saturday, August 6, 2016 1:27:00 PM EAT

Irwin Elman said : "I am urging the provincial and federal governments to uphold their commitment to First Nations children and begin the hard work needed to transform existing programs and services for First Nations children and implement Jordan's Principle," External link

CBC Wednesday, February 11, 2015 5:12:00 AM EAT

Irwin Elman said : "I am urging the provincial and federal governments to uphold their commitment to First Nations children and begin the hard work needed to transform existing programs and services for First Nations children and implement Jordan's Principle," External link

CBC Tuesday, February 10, 2015 8:50:00 PM EAT



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