CCRC webinar: Youth Researchers’ Peer-to-Peer PAR Journey and Findings

Date: November 25, 2023 Time: 12:00-1:30 pm EST Location: zoom Registration is free but required at:  https://westernuniversity.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJItd-CsrjooHNCD8RqaNmZ8d1f2QQuXEVvM After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. The CCRC would like to invite you to a webinar with youth researchers who will be discussing their Peer-to-Peer Participatory Action Research Journey and Findings. Please …

Letter from outgoing CCRC Chair

Written by Kate Butler, November 2023 I’m writing this as the outgoing chair of the CCRC. It has been a honour to be part of this organization for the last 6 years, including the last 3 as Co-Chair and Chair. Working with our wonderful partners, members, and supporters from across the country has made me …

Nov. 3 webinar with Hélène Sioui Trudel from Dr. Julian Foundation

Webinar: Integrated Law Practice: A child’s-rights-based approach to health Date: Friday November 3rd, 2023 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET Speakers: Hélène Sioui Trudel (Lawyer, Mediator Founder of an Innovative Children’s’-Rights-Based Approach to child health) Description: This webinar will address improving global health care access and outcomes for impoverished children in Canada. This webinar will …

Call for input to the report of the Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders to the Human Rights Council on child and youth human rights defenders

Purpose: Submissions received will inform the thematic report of the Special Rapporteur on the issue of children and youth who are human rights defenders. The report will be presented to the UN Human Rights Council in March 2024. Background Children and young persons are increasingly active in the field of human rights, promoting and protecting the …

Submit evidence or research to the Senate committee studying Bill S251 on repealing section 43 of the criminal code

Senator Stan Kutcher’s Bill S-251 to repeal s.43 of the Criminal Code which allows for corporal punishment of children is moving through the Senate and is currently being studied by the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs. Please consider drafting and submitting evidence or research or support for the commitee to consider. Submissions can provide evidence, …

Exciting webinar opportunity on Friday Oct. 13 with Dr. Gilles Julien

Webinar: A New Paradigm to Caring for the Most Vulnerable Children Date: Friday October 13th, 2023 at 12pm-1 pm ET Speakers: Dr. Gilles Julien ( Social Pediatrician) Description: In this webinar, Dr. Gilles Julien will discuss the importance of incorporating a transdisciplinary health model to provide better medical services for impoverished children and their families. Dr. Gilles Julien will …

Journée nationale de l'enfant

Our partner UNICEF Canada, and youth advocates from across Canada, invite you to celebrate National Child Day by joining the Youth Advocacy Summit: The Right to be Heard. The Summit will be livestreamed from Ottawa on Monday, November 20, 2023, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. EST. Youth will share issues that matter to them, including …