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Hello, thank you for the question.
A child below the age of 16 is still subject to Children's Aid Society intervention. You absolutely call those child welfare authorities.
I hope that you have some decent evidence from a reliable third party. If not, then you run the risk that CAS will view you as an upset parent trying to get custody. Such evidence can be anything, the child's Facebook posts or reports from those who know the child and his circumstances.
Does that make sense?
Not automatically, but generally speaking you do. It depends what the court order says. If you have the right to information or access, then it's strongly implied.
You could bring your ex to court for contempt, but start with CAS. Say that you have evidence of neglect and abandonment. A child of 15 can certainly be left alone overnight if they are responsible, but not continuously.
Having said that, if dad works nights, and sees the child every day, and the child is fed, clothed, going to school, and healthy, then the CAS might be okay with it.
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I think you've seen what I wrote. Did it help? Anything else about this to discuss?
I see that our question thread is still open. Have you got anywhere with the CAS, or seen a lawyer of your own?