News Topics: Child Rights

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CCRC Actions for Children’s Rights in Canada

The Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (CCRC) outlines that implementing children’s rights adds value by looking at outcomes for children, not just dollars spent or which government is responsible. It also highlights links between different aspects of children’s lives by putting the whole child at the center. Children fare better MORE


Know Your Rights

The Society for Children and Youth launched a free Child and Youth Legal Clinic at Ray-Cam Community Centre in Vancouver. The drop-in legal clinic is for children and youth ages 9-19 and held from 3-6pm on the first Tuesday of every month starting February 5th.

Child and Youth News of the Week

Globe and Mail Limited screen time, adequate physical activity and sleep associated with improved cognition for kids: study Times Colonist: Comment: Are private schools better than public schools? Perception versus reality Huffington Post: Canada Needs A ‘Children’s Charter’ To Protect Kids’ Rights Georgia Straight: Melanie Mark: Provincial tuition waiver program helps young people formerly MORE