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Kids of Canada: UNICEF Canada wants to hear from you

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 15, 2018

Have you experienced challenges with bullying, poverty or access to healthy food? One Youth is looking for children and young people to share their personal story, good or bad, with one of these three topics and how it has affected their life. Read more »

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The 6th Youth World Cup Live Painting Competition

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 6, 2018

The Youth World Cup Live Painting Competition is a global charity event hosted by Canada Youth Arts Development Foundation in support of UNICEF Canada. The event aims to raise awareness for vulnerable children, provide a platform to help and give them a better future and promote cultural and artistic exchange among children and youth globally. Read more »

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UNICEF Cards: 6 questions with Gerard Paraghamian

Posted by: UNICEF Canada December 12, 2017

Gérard Paraghamian has established a well-earned reputation as one of the most talented and innovative illustrators in commercial art today. We had the pleasure of chatting with him about travel, his inspirations and what UNICEF means to him. Read more »

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Dear Parents: This is why we’re always online

Posted by: Guest Author December 11, 2017

I am here to tell you about a generation that lives on this wonderful thing that we like to call “The Internet”. Read more »

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The Foundation of Greater Montreal is giving children a voice

Posted by: UNICEF Canada November 17, 2017

Today, the Foundation of Greater Montreal is hosting a forum called Why is it important to give children a voice? to highlight the importance of listening to children, and to celebrate World Children's Day. Alli Truesdell, Youth Participation Lead at UNICEF Canada, will be presenting, highlighting the parallels between the priorities identified by young people in Montreal and the results from six workshops that UNICEF Canada conducted across the country. Read more »

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An Open Letter to Canada from Your Youth

Posted by: Guest Author November 20, 2017

Dear Canada, we’re the future, correct? Well then, and perhaps this may come as a surprise to you, but your future’s well-being is far from what it needs to be. Canada, are you surprised? So are we. We’re surprised when we hear of another 17-year-old who has committed suicide because of the lack of funding for mental health services. Read more »

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Resilience in adversity: 11 girls take on crises around the world

Posted by: June Findlay October 11, 2017

As we celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child, we recognize and are inspired by the resilience of girls as they face more and more adversity in their communities. Read more »

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Help us Imagine the Future for Canada’s Kids

Posted by: Guest Author October 10, 2017

UNICEF Canada is working to make Canada #1 in child well-being by 2030, and we need your help. Read more »

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Global citizens, local actions

Posted by: Guest Author October 4, 2017

Happy National Teacher's Day! Cathy Dee-Brand, a grade 3 teacher at St. Mary's Elementary School in Fort Vermilion, Alberta, talks to us about why she's passionate about global citizenship and how she encourages her students to think of other kids like themselves around the world. Read more »

Picky Eaters vs. Hungry Bellies

Posted by: June Findlay October 2, 2017

Many kids in Canada are picky eaters. Many more don't have the access to food to even be considered that. Read more »

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