#EndCorporalPunishment in April

April 8, 2021

The CCRC wants to share a campaign from the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, which focuses on amplifying calls to end corporal punishment of children as part of the Together to #ENDviolence global campaign and International Day to End Corporal Punishment of Children on 30th April. Two high-level conferences will focus on ending […]

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CCRC Response to Toronto/Peel School Closures

April 6, 2021

School closures may be necessary but we need a consistent action plan

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Climate change ruling by the Supreme Court

March 25, 2021

We were an intervenor on the Supreme Court ruling on climate change. 3 thoughts: 1. CCRC welcomes the Court’s finding that climate change is a matter of national concern and that the federal government has a mandate to address it under its power to act to protect peace, order, and good government.  The CCRC argued […]

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March 2021 Update on 5th/6th UN Review

March 19, 2021

Check out this powerpoint for a brief update on what the CCRC continues to advocate for in the 5th/6th Review.

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Fact Sheet: Children’s Right to Privacy (March 2021)

March 16, 2021

Children’s Privacy in the Networked EnvironmentBy Professor Jane Bailey and Dr Valerie Steeves(with research assistance from Vanessa Ford) Almost every aspect of a child’s life – school, communications, entertainment, etc. – is now in some way connected to or affected by our digitally networked environment. Given this, it is not surprising that children and young […]

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Petition Launched to Free Canada From Violence

March 9, 2021

Check out this petition: https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-3218

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Children Write: Children’s Writing Competition Submission Form & Poster

March 4, 2021

Children Write: Children’s Rights Writing Competition The Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (CCRC) is a network of Canadian organizations and individuals who promote respect for the rights of children. Its purpose is to: exchange information; provide public education materials about the Convention on the Rights of the Child; monitor implementation of the Convention […]

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