Tags: Kids of Canada
Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "Kids of Canada".
Reimagining the future through the eyes of young people in Canada
This Canada Day, as we reflect on our country's past and reaffirm our commitment to supporting Indigenous peoples in pursuit for truth and reconciliation, we hear from young people on how they would reimagine Canada.
The Importance of Financial Literacy in a Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Society
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.
Self-Care is Canadian
My community taught me what it meant to care for others, but did it teach me to care for myself?
Living as a Youth in the Time of the Seventh Fire
I was born colonized but, like many other Indigenous youth, am on the journey of decolonizing and reconnecting to my community and culture.
Experiencing Bullying Gave Me Strength
There have been several instances in my life where I have experienced some form of bullying. However, I have mostly experienced exclusive bullying from friend groups throughout my life.
Just Snap Out Of It - Aisha's Story
There is such stigma around mental health, so much that some parents even say “I’d rather have my kids going through leukemia than going through clinical depression.” Acknowledging firstly that mental health exists, as well as knowing it is as important as our physical health, if not more, is the first step towards raising awareness against such stigma.
Just Snap Out Of It - Sal's Story
There is such stigma around mental health, so much that some parents even say “I’d rather have my kids going through leukemia than going through clinical depression”. Acknowledging firstly that mental health exists, as well as knowing it is as important as our physical health, if not more, is the first step towards raising awareness against such stigma.
Closer To Home
It's easy to think that homelessness isn't a problem in Canada, a "first-world" country. However, it's much closer to home than we think. It's our responsibility to be aware of that and help break down the stigma that surrounds homelessness to increase access to resources for the less fortunate.
Dear Premier-To-Be: An Open Letter from the Youth of Ontario
UNICEF Canada asked Ontario youth what was important to them in this year’s provincial election. This is what Aisling Gogan, 17, had to say: The Canadian government and our elected officials must recognize the importance of listening to youth. We have fresh ideas to be considered and the potential to make a positive impact.