Day: September 24, 2012

Live blog of Child Rights Committee Hearing

September 24, 2012

CCRC and our child rights experts provided live blogging of Canada’s appearance before the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on September 26 and 27. The live webcast of the review was from 9am to 12pm EST on September 26th and 4am to 7am/9am to 12pm EST on September 27th at www.treatybodywebcast.org . The […]

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Education for All Children in Canada

September 24, 2012

Is it acceptable that some children in Canada cannot go to school, while most children do? Most children in Canada can go to school, but some Aboriginal children can not.   The Auditor General did an investigation and showed that less money is spent on education for First Nations children than for comparable non-Aboriginal children. The government […]

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Too Many Children Wait for Adoption

September 24, 2012

Is it acceptable that Canada has a lower rate of domestic adoptions than comparable countries? Finding permanent family-like care for children who cannot stay with their birth families should be a top priority.  All children deserve to grow up with the love and support of a permanent family, whether a birth or adoptive family. Canada […]

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