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Tag : children in Canada

We are pleased to present all posts tagged "children in Canada"

We started from the bottom...and we’re still here?

Posted by: UNICEF Canada June 14, 2017

The status of teen mental health and teen suicide in Canada today. Read more »

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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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How We Can Make Canada The Best Place For All Our Children To Grow Up

Posted by: Marv Bernstein December 13, 2016

Twenty-five years ago, on December 13th, 1991, Canada took on what is arguably the weightiest responsibility any nation can shoulder, and that is guaranteeing the well-being of its children. 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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5 tips for talking to your kids about vaccinations

Posted by: Stefanie Carmichael July 29, 2016

Parents are responsible for their children’s well-being and there are few ways to better protect a child’s health than through immunization. Vaccinating your child is one of the simplest ways to keep them safe from preventable deadly diseases. Read more »

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Five ways to feel like a kid again this summer

Posted by: UNICEF Canada July 19, 2016

Here are five things you can do during the warmer months to delight in the season and feel young at heart. Read more »

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Three ways to raise socially-conscious, responsible kids

Posted by: UNICEF Canada July 11, 2016

Raising responsible kids starts early. Encouraging them to give back to their communities, whether through volunteering or charitable donations, can be a great way to teach them about compassion. Read more »

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A rose from the concrete: My reflections on National Aboriginal Day

Posted by: Guest Author June 21, 2016

To honour National Aboriginal Day, UNICEF Canada invited an Aboriginal youth to share his thoughts on what Aboriginal identity and reconciliation mean to him. Read more »

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Children helping children: One little girl’s birthday and New Year’s Resolution touches hundreds

Posted by: Stefanie Carmichael May 10, 2016

Few things are as rewarding as hearing stories of children helping other children, especially when they are strangers from halfway across the world. Take the story of Madison, a seven-year-old girl from Markham whose generosity saved lives. Read more »

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National Child and Youth Mental Health Day

Posted by: UNICEF Canada May 7, 2016

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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