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UNICEF Canada issues statement on the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
UNICEF Canada welcomes discussions on the best way forward for the establishment of a federal Commissioner for Children and Youth following the introduction of Bill C-451 An Act to Establish a Children's Health Commissioner of Canada.
UNICEF Canada is encouraged by the momentum toward the establishment of a national school food program, and endorses Bill C-446, An Act to Develop a National School Food Program for Children, tabled today by MP Don Davies (Member for Vancouver Kingsway)
A sense of isolation can lead to mental health issues, teen suicide, trouble with the law, poor school performance and homelessness, warns UNICEF’s One Youth initiative
Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation, Overlap Associates and UNICEF Canada partner to launch the Waterloo Region One Youth Fund
UNICEF’s first-ever global report dedicated to early childhood education highlights a lack of investment in pre-primary education by the majority of governments worldwide
The federal government’s latest budget includes welcome new investments in children and youth, said UNICEF Canada’s One Youth. Important funding is promised to First Nations, Métis and Inuit children to help close gaps in basic services and a renewed focus on child and youth mental health. New initiatives also include making post-secondary education more accessible, environmental initiatives to improve air quality and programs to make housing and medication more affordable.
UNICEF Canada and One Youth welcome debate on Private Member’s Bill An Act respecting the Office of the Commissioner for Young Persons in Canada
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.
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