Press release on the eve of Canada’s appearance at the UN CRC

CANADA BEFORE THE UN COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD:CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS URGE COMMITTEE TO ASK TOUGH QUESTIONS ONCANADA’S RECORDFor Immediate Release Montreal, May 16, 2022 – On the eve of Canada’s appearance before the Committee on the Rightsof the Child, several civil society groups are calling on the UN to probe Canada’s record …

Join us for a webinar on children’s mental health: May 31 at noon EST

The CCRC is thrilled to welcome you to a webinar on children’s mental health. We know that the pandemic exacerbated mental health concerns for children and families who were already vulnerable/at-risk. Early data from the pandemic shows that with reduced services, and disrupted access to education, health care, and peer networks, children have not been …

UN Review of Canada: Child Rights Connect information about the 90th Session (May 2022)

See below for a message from Child Rights Connect about Canada’s appearance at the UN on May 17/18 Recording of session briefing English: (Passcode: Mu3LD1h$) Session live comments Remember that if an issue is not raised by the Committee during the session dialogue, it cannot be included in the Concluding Observations! Send your critical comments …

Additional Submissions to the UN CRC

Canada is under review for implementation of children’s rights across the country.  Alternative reports and additional submissions to the official government report are an important part of the process.  Young people and groups who work with children provide missing information and different perspectives on the situation of children in Canada.  The CCRC prepared an umbrella …