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Children First Canada Statement on School Closures

There is overwhelming evidence that school closures have had a devastating impact on children’s mental and physical health and resulted in widespread learning loss while increasing their vulnerability and risk of abuse. Children First Canada’s latest Raising Canada report revealed that all the top 10 threats to children have been...

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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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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.