Tag Archives: adoption

Equality in Parental Leave Benefits for Adoptive Parents

Emily Cichocki advocates for the creation of “attachment benefits” so that adoptive parents can access the same amount of parental leave as biological parents.

Adoptive Parents and Unequal Parental Leave

Heather Stewart argues that unequal parental leave time available to adoptive and biological parents is discriminatory.

Why Choose Open Embryo Donation?

Angela Krueger explains some of the benefits of choosing open embryo donation as compared with anonymous embryo donation.

Building families equitably in Ontario

Carolyn McLeod argues that the Ontario government should not contribute to the view that adoption is second best as a way of building families.

IVF and Adoption: Not Two Sides of the Same Coin

Sarah Chapple suggests that Ontario’s proposed financial support for IVF but not adoption is one more example of financial discrimination toward adoptive families.

Raising Expectations About IVF But Not Adoption

Carolyn McLeod and Andrew Botterell question the Ontario government’s commitment to equal access to fertility treatments and adoption. 

“Surrogacy” and Parental Licensing

Christine Overall argues that the failure to protect the interests of children born of “surrogacy” arrangements is a moral error, and that the prospective parents of such children must be screened and licensed.