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13 young Canadians are challenging the federal voting age in court - find out why Catherine thinks the Canada Elections Act is unconstitutional

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13 young Canadians are challenging the federal voting age in court - find out why Khadijat thinks the Canada Elections Act is unconstitutional

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Many people will tell you how to spend your money, but very few will tell you how to save it. Growing up, that was something that I heard too often from the elders of my community, and, to be honest, they were right.

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2020 has been a challenging year for almost everyone. However, in spite of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, UNICEF continued to make strides in protecting every child’s right to a childhood.

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6 strategies for teens facing a new (temporary) normal.

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On November 20, youth activists from across Canada gathered in Toronto and collaborated on a letter from the future.


In 2019, UNICEF reached almost all corners of the globe – 190 countries to be exact – to help save children’s lives. To celebrate the end of the year – and the end of a decade – we’ve chosen 5 stories from at home and abroad, to showcase how the tireless work of UNICEF staff and the generous support of our donors enables us to defend the right to childhood, for every child.

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Foresight. I knew what the word meant; I am an English Literature major, after all. But I had never really thought of it in the context of the future of the world. That changed when I participated in UNICEF Canada’s Foresight Lab at the Women Deliver Conference.

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When your baby has a fever, you reach for a thermometer. The Canadian Index of Child and Youth Well-being is designed to function like a social policy “thermometer" - to measure and communicate how well Canadian children and youth are actually doing, as opposed to how well we think they are doing.


For me, being a U-Reporter is a dream opportunity that assures that my opinion doesn’t stay locked away in a closet, but is heard and taken into account at all levels: political, economic, environmental, cultural, in sports, etc. It is also a commitment towards my community.