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Hamilton Parent Charter Kick-off


9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
360 James Street North, Hamilton, Ontario

Keynote Speaker
Are you a parent? Do you work with parents?
Dana Robbins, Publisher, Hamilton Spectator
If so, we need your input to develop a citywide
Parent Charter. The Parent Charter will provide
a consistent message to parents about the value
of their parenting role and help support children,
youth and their families.

charter (noun): a formal document granting

or demanding certain rights or privileges.
Dana Robbins is an uncertain, often
tentative, frequently frightened father of You can play a vital role in effective parenting in Hamilton.
three teenagers who occasionally allow him
33 Help to develop a draft Parent Charter
sufficient leave from parenting duties to
publish The Hamilton Spectator. Dana’s 33 Discuss a tool box of strategies for parental input
previous, non-parenting roles have included 33 Brainstorm how this benefits everyone
publisher of Grand River Media and editor-
in-chief of The Hamilton Spectator. During Help make Hamilton the best place to raise a child!
his tenure as editor-in-chief, The Spectator
was the recipient of more journalistic
honours than at any other time in a
generation. More importantly, it gave Dana Registration is being co-ordinated by Child Care Information Hamilton.
a public platform from which to embarrass Please call or leave a message at 905-546-3200 ext. 4582 or email
his children, an indulgence he continues Please indicate the number of people attending
to enjoy to present day. Come hear Dana’s and provide a contact name and phone number or email address.
dynamic, personal account of the difficulties Agencies and organizations are encouraged to send employees and
of parenting and learn how no one – not promote this event to parents.
even the most successful professional – is
exempt from the difficulties posed by No charge • Refreshments • French facilitation available
raising children in the world today.
Child care available (please indicate with registration)

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