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If kids CAN keep busy, they WILL be too busy and too tired at the end of the day to be idle. Idle kids are kids at risk. Kids need structure.
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We should honestly ask them what they cheap moncler jackets sale really do want to be doing, I am sure the answer would be a lot more than just hanging out on the streets. As a community Cheap Moncler Jackets member, yes i do feel that even though these children may not be OUR children, we actually DO have a responsibility to help keep kids safe, provide them with some sort of healthy activities that they can enjoy. Just as this city is our city as adults, so is it a city for our children as well.
It IS a community responsibility. As adults we DO have the responsibility to the kids. As we expect them to respect us, we should also respect them.
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Cancelled. Well at least we try.
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We do try, you know.
One example. The FREE teen swim had to be cancelled cuzza all the bullying/aggressive behaviour from a of youths where the RCMP had to be called in.
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Comment by Samantha on 19th December 2011
We are not allowed to spank our children or we get charged with abuse. Someone posted something on facebook at some point about a court overruling a grounding. T. Kenney more complicated than it appears
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While the idea of using closed schools certainly has merit, it also comes with many costs extra insurance to cover liability, salaries for custodial staff, snow plowing, more heat,more electricity needed, repairs for any on going damage.