Happy new year – looking forward to working together on children’s rights

January 7, 2021

Hello everyone, Happy new year. As we turn the page on 2020, the CCRC looks forward to continuing to work with our members and partners to make children’s rights work better in Canada. Here are 3 issues that will keep us busy in 2021. First, we want to once again draw your attention to the […]

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Ending Violence Against Children

December 16, 2020

Ending Violence Against Children in Canada On December 15 the global network to End Violence Against Children (EVAC) launched a major campaign for the coming year.  It is a next step toward the ambitious goal of ending all forms of violence against children by 2030, one of the Sustainable Development Goals. 2021 will feature global campaigns, […]

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Children in the City: Challenges & Opportunities for Children’s Rights due to COVID-19

December 15, 2020

By: Stephanie Watt, Geneviève Grégoire-Labrecque, and Kate Butler Children are active participants in city life and deserve to be the focus of city planning, just as adults are. As rights holders, young people should be considered in public policy decisions about city activities, places and events. Unfortunately, that’s rarely been the case. For instance, for several […]

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National Child Day 2020: Get Serious about Children’s Rights

November 20, 2020

National Child Day 2020 comes in the middle of the 5th/6th review of children’s rights in Canada.  The review shows the need to get serious about implementing children’s rights in Canada.  It is an opportunity to make our governing systems work better for children.  It is time to move beyond nice statements about children and […]

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Children’s Rights In Canada: List of Issues

November 12, 2020

The list of issues,  the next stage in the review of children’s rights,  is another opportunity to make much needed changes in Canada.  It includes many of the pressing issues for children in Canada. All governments need to answer the questions to provide additional information and analysis about the conditions for children in Canada.  That will […]

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Anti-Black Racism and Children’s Rights

November 4, 2020

A panel discussion on the impact of  anti-black racism for the realization of children’s rights will be featured at this year’s Annual General Meeting. November 12, at 12 noon.  This will be a virtual gathering.  Links to join the  meeting will be sent after registration. To register: https://bit.ly/3kMGq8Q.       

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Children’s Rights in Health Care: Equitable Treatment for Indigenous Children

October 26, 2020

The CCRC is drawing attention to a new book that provides evidence of  systemic  discrimination within the health care system and its impacts for indigenous children. Join a webinar to learn more. To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/confronting-meical-colonialism-fighting-for-a-hand-to-hold-book-launch-tickets-122093010481 

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