Day: March 11, 2016

Over 40 Child Initiatives in Cabinet Mandates

March 11, 2016

Children’s Rights, Cabinet Mandates, and CCRC plans The CCRC reviewed the mandate letters of new federal cabinet ministers and identified more than 40 initiatives that would contribute to the fulfillment of children’s rights.  These include very specific measures and systemic changes across a wide range of departments.  Many are positive responses to the 10 Steps […]

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Children and New Law on Physician Assisted Dying

March 11, 2016

Child Rights and Physician Assistance in Death The CCRC made a submission to the parliamentary committee that studied physician assisted death before introduction of a new law. Its recommendation that criteria be based on principles in the CRC rather than an arbitrary age criterion is reflected in the committee report.  The committee recommended a two-stage […]

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