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2022 Pre-Budget Submissions

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.

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Child advocates welcome federal commitments to make Canada the best place 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...

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Children First Canada Responds to the Economic and Fiscal Update 2021

Ottawa, December 14, 2021 – Today’s Federal Economic and Fiscal Update provided a snapshot of Canada’s finances, alongside updates on Canada’s COVID-19 efforts and supports for Canadians and businesses.   Of note is the government’s commitment to long-term reform for First Nations child and family services, including the provision of $40 billion in compensation and the...

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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.

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Statement on Racism Experienced by Black Children and Families

Every child has the right to a life free from discrimination of any form. While this right is enshrined in The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, we know that this is far from being a reality for black children and their families.

The team at Children First Canada stands in solidarity with you. We see you. We acknowledge your lived experience. We are committed to confronting systemic racism that prevents black children from achieving their full potential.