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Design Lab teaches kids and parents innovative thinking

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 24, 2017

On January 30, UNICEF Canada and Overlap Associates were invited by the Ministry of Innovation Science and Economic Development (ISED) to the ISED Lab in Ottawa to lead a strategic design lab with children and parents. Read more »

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On Pink Shirt Day, take a stand against bullying

Posted by: Amy Juschka February 17, 2017

On February 22, people across Canada will be donning pink shirts to recognize Pink Shirt Day, a national event dedicated to raising awareness about bullying. Read more »

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Syrians welcomed in Canada

Posted by: UNICEF January 6, 2017

Basel Alrashdan, 11, and his family were the first Syrian family to be resettled on Canada’s Prince Edward Island. Read more »

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It's children's time to be heard

Posted by: Stacia Sahi December 13, 2016

In Canada at this moment federal parliamentarians are debating parental leave benefits, marketing to children and funding for First Nations children, among many other issues. We must ensure that the people directly affected have a say in these discussions and decisions. Read more »

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Creating a better future life path for children on National Aboriginal Day

Posted by: Marv Bernstein June 19, 2015

June 21 is National Aboriginal Day. We need to continue this journey and ensure that indigenous children are healthy, well-educated and supported in their communities Read more »

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See how Canada is making a difference during International Development Week (IDW2015)

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 4, 2015

From February 1-7, Canada celebrates International Development Week. Here are five incredible ways that Canada and Canadians are making a difference for children. Read more »

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Ten things we’ll remember from 2014

Posted by: Andrea Ramhit January 2, 2015

How will you remember 2014? Was it the year of celebrity scandals and civic unrest? For millions of children worldwide, 2014 was a devastating year filled with horror, fear and despair. Here are 10 things we will remember from 2014. Read more »

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Five things that inspire True Patriot Love

Posted by: Andrea Ramhit June 30, 2014

Canadians like you have made our country strong, progressive and culturally rich. But most impressively, you have made the world a better place for children. This Canada Day, here are five things that inspire true patriot love. Read more »

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Canada opens Parliament with a focus on children

Posted by: Richard Webster October 23, 2013

The Throne Speech, which traditionally sets out the broad goals of the government, listed a number of initiatives related to our country’s children and youth. UNICEF Canada was encouraged by a number of references concerning Canadian children, including child nutrition, cyberbullying and ending early and forced marriage. Read more »

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Have you heard of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child?

Posted by: Guest Author May 21, 2013

Kiwayne, a Youth Amplifier at the Office for the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth, discusses UN recommendations that aim to improve the lives of children and youth living in Canada. Read more »

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