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Fundraising Gala Speaker Announcement

We are so excited to announce Dr. Melissa Lem as the keynote speaker for our First Call Fundraising Gala on February 27, 2020. She is a board member of the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, strategic advisor to the BC Parks Foundation, journalist for various media outlines, was a resident MORE


Children’s Rights and Environments: 2018 Call for Manuscripts

The Canadian Journal of Children’s Rights is welcoming manuscripts from academics, researchers, community partners and young people that address the broad theme of Children’s Rights and Environments. The Editors encourage a variety of contributions including scholarly essays, original research articles, comparative analyses, critical reviews, advocacy and policy articles as well MORE


Election 2017 party responses to First Call coalition questions

On behalf of our 101 member organizations, First Call sent questions from our 2017 Provincial Election Toolkit to each of the three main parties in this election. All three parties have responded, and we encourage everyone to read their answers to our questions about putting the interests of children, youth MORE


C&NN International Conference 2017 – Apr. 18-21 – #CNC2017

Kids Need Nature, Nature Needs Kids Tuesday-Friday, Apr. 18-21 Westin Bayshore, Vancouver Find more info Join the Children & Nature Network International Conference for inspiring keynotes, workshops, field trips and action labs designed to support and advance the work you do to connect children, families and communities to nature.


Children and nature conference – Vancouver, Apr. 18-21

April 18–21, 2017 Westin Bayshore, Vancouver Find more info Register Don’t miss this top international gathering of leaders, advocates and activists from the children and nature movement. The overall conference consists of an evening reception, a one-day summit (Nature for an Urban World) and a day-and-a-half conference (Kids Need Nature, MORE