Did you know that two-third of Canadian adults report experiencing some form of child abuse before the age of 15? Every child deserves to be protected from all forms of violence and to grow up in a safe and nurturing home.
CALGARY, ALTA, September 7, 2022 – As children across the country get ready for the new school year, Raising Canada 2022 tracks the top 10 threats to childhood – including poor mental health, food insecurity, systemic racism, child abuse and climate change – underscoring children are in crisis across the country.
As part of the federal government’s 2022 Pre-Budget Consultation process, Children First Canada has made a submission that provides a road map to help make Canada the best place in the world for kids to grow up.
Children First Canada responds to new mandate letters for federal cabinet ministers Ottawa, December 16, 2021 – Today’s release of mandate letters for federal cabinet ministers included significant commitments to improve the lives of children. Highlights include: Ensuring that the voices and needs of children are represented in the Government’s agenda and working to make […]
It’s that time of year again when kids and adults alike are tempted to slow down until summer returns. Check out our latest blog for 10 great outdoor and indoor winter activities, so kids can keep having fun no matter the weather.
Toronto, December 1, 2021 – A group of Canadian children and youth are set to make history, opening the possibility that they and their peers may be able to cast a ballot in the next federal election. The 13 young people range in age between 12 to 18 years old and hail from coast to […]
Ottawa, November 23, 2021 – Today’s Speech from the Throne, Building a Resilient Economy: A Cleaner & Healthier Future for our Kids, includes numerous measures that will benefit children, ranging from tackling climate change and poverty, to investing in health and safety.
Calgary, November 16, 2021 – Today, nearly 5,000 children and youth from across Canada are joining together for what is expected to be the largest ever National Child Day event in the country.
Calgary, November 1, 2021 – Children First Canada (CFC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Abid Dobani, Alice Fang and Sean Sutherland to the CFC Board of Directors.
Calgary, September 15, 2021 – Children First Canada (CFC) is proud to announce that Sara Austin, CFC’s founder and CEO, has been named a finalist for the 2021 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards for the Social Change Award: National Impact.