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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: April 27, 2016

Some children in Canada are not fully vaccinated and understanding how well Canada’s children are vaccinated is challenging for health providers, because Canada lacks a system to accurately track vaccination rates and flag which segments of our population are left out. But that is soon to change, and rightly so.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: December 24, 2015

At this time of year, as we focus on giving back, there are ways to channel your generosity and goodwill to reach the children and families who need it most.


Posted by: Marv Bernstein
Publication date: May 14, 2015

Children in care often face additional barriers during their journey of growth and development, and it’s important to recognize when they successfully overcome those challenges - on Children and Youth in Care Day and every day.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: February 12, 2015

On the International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers, we're using our voice to protect the children recruited and used by armed groups as conflicts around the world become more brutal, intense and widespread.


Posted by: David Morley
Publication date: January 11, 2015

You can still see the scars of the Haiti earthquake, but the country is rebounding. The foundations are being laid for a more hopeful future - through education.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: August 6, 2014

In this photo essay, see how UNICEF is working to contain the deadly Ebola outbreak in Liberia, West Africa.


Posted by: Guest Author
Publication date: June 12, 2014

On World Day Against Child Labour, discover what is being done to help bring 168 million children out of darkness.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: March 22, 2014

March 22 is World Water Day. This is a day to acknowledge water as a basic human right and life-saving necessity. While the global target set in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for safe drinking water was met in 2010, we cannot rest until every child enjoys their right to water and sanitation.


Posted by: David Morley
Publication date: December 11, 2013

Every child has the right to be registered at birth without discrimination. According to UNICEF’s new report released Dec. 11, Every Child’s Birth Right: Inequities and Trends in Birth Registration, nearly 230 million children under five have never been registered. That means that one-third of all children under five in the world do not officially exist — they are invisible.


Posted by: David Morley
Publication date: October 31, 2013

Remember those little pumpkin-coloured, cardboard UNICEF boxes the kids would carry while trick-or-treating on Halloween? They always made UNICEF top-of-mind with Canadians at this time of year. These days, we encourage Canadians to continue their UNICEF support through Survival Gifts that protect the health and safety of children all over the world.