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Call for research participants

ATTENTION PARENTS OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH AGES 0-18ATTENTION STAKEHOLDERS WORKING WITH CHILDREN AND YOUTH Children First Canada and the University of Calgary are currently conducting research to understand the top threats that children and youth in Canada face, the implications of these threats, and to understand stakeholders, parents and young...

Fall Economic Statement Response.

Children First Canada Responds to the Fall Economic Statement 2022

Ottawa, November 3, 2022 – Today’s Federal Fall Economic Statement provided a snapshot of Canada’s finances, expressing the need for sound economic stewardship in uncertain times, and laying out steps to improve affordability, economic growth, equity, and fairness.   Of note is the reinforcement of supports for families including doubling the GST credit, the Canada...

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Mourning the loss of 215 children

We are deeply grieved by the news of the 215 children who were found buried in a mass grave at a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C. As an organization that advocates for the rights and well-being of every child in Canada, we mourn the loss of these 215 Indigenous children and the many more yet uncounted, and we honour the survivors and their families.