Off-Reserve Indigenous Children’s Rights: Federal Class Action. Check out recording from the Jan. 31 webinar

The CCRC was thrilled to have Cheyenne Stonechild and Max Faille join us on Jan. 31 for a webinar on Chey’s class action lawsuit. Here is the video: https://youtu.be/wx57_WVz14s. Please note that not all of the webinar was recorded for confidentiality purposes. Cheyenne’s position strongly focuses on Indigenous children and their rights under the United …

CCRC Membership Drive: 2023!

This is our annual membership drive! Please read the letter below and consider becoming a member. Your membership fee supports our volunteer-run coalition to do important work for children’s rights. Dear Supporter of the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children, Thank you for your continuing support of children’s rights through your work, and through …

Children and the right to housing: Exploring opportunities and challenges for children and families

Join the CCRC as we host Sahar Raza (National Right to Housing Network), Katłįà Lafferty (National Indigenous Housing Network (NIHN) Co-Chair) and Kaitlin Schwan (Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network) as they discuss children and families’ right to housing. Panelists will talk about a number of topics, including the legislated right to housing, and new access …

Child Engagement on 5th/6th UN Review: Final Report from Child & Youth Advisory Team

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 …

Rights for Off-Reserve Indigenous Children: A Federal Class-Action

We invite you to join us for a webinar hosted by the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (CCRC) on Jan. 31 from 2 PM – 3:30 PM EST. We will focus on the Rights of Off-Reserve Indigenous Children and a Federal Class-Action Lawsuit guided by Cheyenne Stonechild, one of the case’s representative plaintiffs. …

Journée nationale de l'enfant

Happy National Child Day. We are grateful to work alongside so many passionate child rights advocates, researchers, students, and leaders to make Canada a place where all children can realize their rights. Check here for the UN’s Concluding Observations from the 5/6th Review of Canada by the Committee on the Rights of the Child.