Children's Aid Society Case Law


Bring child to place of safety without warrant

81(7) A child protection worker who believes on reasonable and probable grounds that,

(a) a child is in need of protection;

(b) the child is younger than 16; and

(c) there would be a substantial risk to the child’s health or safety during the time necessary to bring the matter on for a hearing under subsection 90 (1) or obtain a warrant under subsection (2),

may without a warrant bring the child to a place of safety.

Police assistance

81(8) A child protection worker acting under this section may call for the assistance of a peace officer.


Children’s Aid Society of Algoma v. S.C., 2007

Children’s Aid Society of London and Middlesex v. S.D., 2008

Children's Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay v. C. G., 2004

Children's Aid Society of Ottawa-Carleton v. D.(K.), 2002

Children’s Aid Society of Waterloo Region v. D.D., 1995

Children’s Aid Society of Haldimand-Norfolk v. C.L.J., 2001

Catholic Children's Aid Society of Metropolitan Toronto v. L.(P.), 1986

Children’s Aid Society of Algoma v. S.S., 2010

Children's Aid Society of Algoma v. N.(R.) (No. 5), 2001

Children's Aid Society of the Niagara Region v. B.(C.), 2005

Children’s Aid Society of Toronto v. Y.B., 2008

R. v. Davidson, 2017 ONCA 257

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