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Children First Canada

National organization dedicated to being a strong & independent voice for Canada's children

Children First Canada has a bold and ambitious vision that together we can make Canada the best place in the world for kids to grow up. We are working to improve children's wellbeing by building greater awareness amongst Canadians about the urgent needs of kids in our country, and mobilizing government, lawmakers and influencers to change the status quo.
It's Time Trudeau's Liberals Gave Canada's Children A

It's Time Trudeau's Liberals Gave Canada's Children A Voice

The Liberal Party campaigned on the promise that if elected, they would enact a federal children's commissioner. A year and half into the government's mandate, there has been no public announcement about the appointment process.
03/01/2017 09:41 EST
Let's Resolve To Make Canada The Best Place For Kids To Grow

Let's Resolve To Make Canada The Best Place For Kids To Grow Up

As Canada enters its 150th year, it's a moment in which we can all resolve to invest in nation's greatest resource and asset -- our children. You may not think that our children need protection. As Canadians, we tend to expect that our kids fare quite well compared with their global peers. Yet this simply isn't true.
01/03/2017 08:45 EST
Canada, The Kids Are Not

Canada, The Kids Are Not Alright

Such deeply alarming and disturbing statistics reveal a magnitude of problems that affect a large portion of Canada's youngest citizens. But these are more than numbers. They represent children who each have a name, and whose lives and futures are diminished each day by preventable causes.
11/18/2016 03:14 EST