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Category: Advocacy

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National Child and Youth Mental Health Day

National Child and Youth Mental Health Day

Mental health awareness is on the rise. People across Canada are beginning to understand just how serious mental health concerns and associated stigma can be. Yet few people understand the depth or breadth of the mental health concerns of children and youth. Read More >

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  • Advocacy

UNICEF and RBC partner to tackle inequalities facing children and youth

On April 18, at a special event in Toronto, UNICEF Canada and RBC were joined by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minster of Health Kamal Khera and youth from the Students Commission of Canada to talk about the inequalities faced by Canadian children and youth and what we can do to make this country the best place to grow up. A conversation that truly extends to every Canadian. Read More >

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  • Advocacy
Geographic Regions: North America

In Canada, do all children have a fair chance in life?

UNICEF’s newest report Fairness for Children (or Report Card 13) examines the levels of inequality in child well-being in rich countries. Perhaps surprisingly for some, the report shows that Canada is one of the more unequal societies for children and youth, coming in 26th place in a ranking of 35 affluent nations. Our country is at the “back of the pack” when it comes to child well-being. Read More >

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  • Advocacy
Geographic Regions: North America

In Celebration of Social Workers

To recognize the contributions that social workers have on child well-being and child rights here in Canada, we have invited Gord Phaneuf, the CEO of the Child Welfare League of Canada, to share his thoughts on this important topic. Read More >

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  • Advocacy
World Radio Day 2016: How radio saves children’s lives

World Radio Day 2016: How radio saves children’s lives

37 years after The Buggles claimed that Video Killed the Radio Star, the world is still proving them wrong. In Canada, many of us can’t imagine a world without smartphones. But that is a reality that exists in much of the world. February 13 – World Radio Day – is a chance for us to recognize the powerful force of radio in preparing for and responding to disasters. The theme for World Radio Day for the UN this year is “Radio in Times of Emergency and Disaster”. Read More >

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