We Need You to Write Letters Today (April 30 & May 1) to Support Bill C273 to Repeal Section 43

Dear Supporters of Repeal of Section 43, Today is the International Day to End Corporal Punishment of Children.  Today, Lao PDR became the 66th country to prohibit all corporal punishment of children. Yesterday, Canada’s Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met to deliberate Bill C-273 which, if passed, will finally repeal section 43 of the …

Check out this petition calling for law reform on corporal punishment

End corporal punishment of children and youth in Canada by supporting Bill S-251. Sign this petition! April 30, 2023 was the National Day to End Corporal Punishment. As such, please consider sending a letter in support of Bill S-251 to Senator Stan Kutcher’s office to help end corporal punishment in Canada. He prefers letters be …

Ending Violence Against Children: See what’s planned for April 30 by the Global End Violence Against Children Partnership

On 30 April, the International Day to #EndCorporalPunishment, join the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, and partners around the world to call for an end to violent punishment of children.  Across the world, 4 in 5 children aged 2-14 are subjected to violent forms of punishment and discipline at the hands of parents, caregivers …

Call to action for young people in ending corporal punishment

Check out this call for young people to participate in an initiative to end corporal punishment in Canada from Senator Kutcher’s office. See below for details and reach out to Lauren with your questions. As we move into the spring, it is our hope that Bill S-251, An Act to Repeal Section 43 of the Criminal Code …

An update on ending corporal punishment in Canada: let’s make this happen!

As many of you know, the CCRC has long been an advocate for repealing section 43 of the criminal code, which would eliminate corporal punishment in Canada. We’ve been thrilled to see the two bills introduced in Parliament this year about ending corporal punishment. We wanted to reach out to all of you and ask …