Congratulations to our CFFA President


We are pleased to announce that Sheila Durnford has been awarded the  Child Welfare League of Canada’s 2012 Foster Parent Achievement Award. Sheila attended the Awards Reception held in  Ottawa, Ontario, February 28, 2013.  The Canadian Foster Parent Association nominated Sheila and we were very pleased that she was chosen from all the other nominees.

There were a total of 6 different Achievement Awards presented during a special Awards Reception.  These awards recognize and honour individuals from across Canada who have shown exceptional dedication in specific areas of the child welfare system.  Nominees are identified by CWLC member organizations and represent an array of professions from all provinces and territories.  They are selected by an independent Evaluation Committee.

Sheila Durnford receiving the Child Welfare League of Canada’s (CWLC) 2012 Foster Parent Acheievement Award from Gordon Phaneuf, Chief Executive Officer (CWLC)  Ottawa,Feb. 28, 2013.

We are very proud to have Sheila recognized for all the work she has done and continues to do for foster children and youth as a foster parent and for foster families throughout the country in her role as the CFFA President.

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