CCRC Submission to the UPR of Canada

Universal Periodic Review of Canada March 29, 2023                                                   Submission by the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children Who we are: The Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (CCRC) is a national umbrella group of organizations and individuals committed to the full implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Canada …

Federal Budget 2023: Small Gains for Children, but More Work to be Done

CCRC Federal 2023 Budget Analysis Prepared by Kate Butler and Kevin Z. Children will benefit from some of the new initiatives included in the 2023 Federal Budget, released on March 28, 2023. However, the lack of a coherent policy framework means that children will also continue to fall through the cracks of a patchwork of …

Open Letter to Canadian Senators on Bill S251

The Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (CCRC) believes that you can show leadership in your position as Senator by working to end corporal punishment in Canada through support for Bill S251. We ask you to support getting this issue to committee for study. The CCRC is a national umbrella group of organizations and …

Child Engagement on 5th/6th UN Review / Consultation des enfants au nom du gouvernement fédéral en vue du 5e-6e examen de l’Organisation des Nations Unies

Children and young people are experts on their own lives. They are the ones who are living their lives and know best how certain situations affect them. They can provide valuable feedback and insight into their circumstances and can inform decisions and policies related to them. They can be powerful advocates for themselves and can …

Shaking the Movers 2023!

Join 2023 Shaking the Movers, an interactive event for young people to participate in discussions about rights. Further details are available on the Landon Pearson Centre’s website: https://carleton.ca/landonpearsoncentre/shaking-the-movers/ Young people aged 13-19 in Canada are invited to join our virtual Shaking the Movers (STM) conference at TMU on Nov. 19-20! We especially encourage participation from young people in areas where …