UNICEF Canada’s Youth Activism Summit: Wrap up and access to recordings

UNICEF Canada was joined by special guests at their Youth Activism Summit on November 19 including: Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, Megan Leslie (President and CEO of World Wildlife Fund Canada), Meenu Sikand (Founder & CEO, Accessibility for All; Executive Lead – Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Holland Bloorview Kids …

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

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 …

National Child Day 2017: Children’s Rights Can Make Canada Work Better

Members of the Coalition will celebrate National Child Day with children across the country on November 20, 2017.  We also celebrate the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which is the reason for this day. This year the CCRC is drawing attention to the potential benefits of the Convention on the Rights of the …