We need support from all Canadians for the Children's Charter to be successful and provide a guarantee of fundamental rights for the next generation
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.
Research tells us that when we change the world around our children, resilience follows, regardless of their individual capacity to cope with adversity.
11/20/2017 13:09 EST
When not all members of society have equal access to financial education, we take away their ability to be healthy, independent and successful.
11/07/2017 15:31 EST
As Canadians we pride ourselves on our commitment to inclusion and diversity. Yet, when it comes to disabilities, this pride doesn't match reality. Put simply – rather than inclusion, the every...
10/23/2017 11:34 EDT
Today, there are six million kids in Canada. While many of them are doing just fine, far too many of them are struggling. Canadians like to think of our country as being one of the best places in the...
10/18/2017 15:26 EDT
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
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
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
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