The Warning Signs of Child Abuse

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.

Top 10 threats to childhood are putting the lives of 8 million kids at risk

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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.

2022 Pre-Budget Submissions

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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.

Child advocates welcome federal commitments to make Canada the best place 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 […]

10 Winter Activities for Kids

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.