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The Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education

The Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education honor outstanding and innovative Early Childhood Educators for their leadership, exemplary early childhood education practices, and their commitment to help build the foundation children need to make the best possible start in life. Parents, colleagues, or centre director/supervisor are welcome to nominate MORE

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Representative for Children and Youth Statement on Federal Appeal of CHRT Ruling

BC’s Representative for Children and Youth, Jennifer Charlesworth, has issued a statement expressing her extreme disappointment with the federal government’s decision to appeal the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling that ordered compensation for First Nations children and families affected by Canada’s discriminatory on-reserve child welfare system. Read the full statement here.

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Canada’s Poverty Reduction Act and Strategy Update

Earlier this week, the Government of Canada provided an update on the implementation of Canada’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. With Opportunity for All – Canada’s First Poverty Reduction Strategy marking its first anniversary, Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, released the report entitled Canada’s Poverty Reduction Strategy – An Update. The update marks MORE