The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – Supreme Court Ruling (Update March 27, 2024)

“For these reasons, I will order the Yukon government to disclose and produce tocounsel for the plaintiffs a list of names, last known addresses, last known emailaddresses, and last known telephone numbers of all students of JHES betweenJanuary 1, 2002 and June 30, 2022, and of their parents.” Chief Justice S.M. Duncan, Yukon Supreme Court […]

The [Missing] Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary

Where are the children who were harmed at Jack Hulland Elementary? Who are the children who were harmed at Jack Hulland Elementary? In May, 2022, the Yukon Department of Education shared some of the findings of their “internal investigation” into the use of restraints and seclusion at Jack Hulland Elementary School. The “internal investigation” was […]

The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – The Yukon Child & Youth Advocate

“We can’t be part of keeping the silence.” Where does a parent go when they discover their child has been restrained and secluded at school without their knowledge? For many Yukon residents, the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate is their first call. Over several months – stretching into years – Annette King and […]

The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – The Statement of Claim Against the Yukon Department of Education

Forcible confinement, restraints that lasted for hours, regular seclusion for large portions of the school day (without direct supervision) – all of this and more can be found in the Statement of Claim filed with the Supreme Court of the Yukon on October 31, 2022 It outlines the details of the abuse alleged by former […]

The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – Section 43 of the Criminal Code of Canada

What does the Criminal Code of Canada state regarding the use of force by one person on another? In Canada, assault is defined as follows: Section 43 of the Criminal Code of Canada exists to protect parents and teachers who use force on children. Don’t we all wish that ALL violence against children would stop? […]

The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – Timeline Part 2 (The RCMP)

The abuse of children at Jack Hulland Elementary School was reported to RCMP repeatedly, and on November 24, 2021 they announced the beginning of a 22-month investigation into the use of restraints and seclusion as forms of discipline for vulnerable children. No results of the investigation have been released to date.

The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – Timeline Part 1 (Class Action Lawsuit)

This timeline was updated on April 2, 2024 to reflect a recent Yukon Supreme Court ruling. What happened to the kids of Jack Hulland Elementary School? The best place to start might be a timeline for this story – an anchor for the pieces of the story of tragedy that will follow. Let’s begin with […]

Jack Hulland Elementary School

The Kids of Jack Hulland Elementary – Introduction

‘He knew that they were coming to … lock him up’ As told to CBC The Current, November 2022 Pause for a moment. Imagine listening to your child being interviewed by the police, and hearing your child describe being dragged down the hallway at school, and locked up for hours in “holding cells”, day after […]

National Child Day 2023

Children’s Rights are Human Rights. But children are vulnerable and adults can abuse children’s rights, often without consequences. On November 20, National Child Day 2023, we can see so many examples where adult rights take precedence over the rights of children. We look to the wars in Ukraine, and Gaza/Israel. But children’s rights are trampled […]

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