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Across Canada, people are talking. They’re talking about children and youth. They’re talking about how we can make things better. And they’re talking about One Youth. Here’s the latest on what’s making the news.

Press Releases

Top 5 policies to defend childhood in 2020

To mark the start of a new parliament, a new year and a new decade, UNICEF Canada offers recommendations for improving childhood in Canada and around the world.

Added: Dec 30, 2019

Federal government must respect First Nation children’s right to a childhood

UNICEF Canada urges the Government of Canada to demonstrate that fairness and justice for children and youth will be your priority. As a matter of urgency, we ask you to rescind the previous request made by the Government of Canada for a judicial review of the September 2019 ruling of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) and a stay of the CHRT order for compensation for First Nations families and children affected by Canada’s discriminatory child welfare policies and practices. 

Added: November 21, 2019

Youth activists take over the future at largest National Child Day event in Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and actor Finn Wolfhard send special messages to Canada’s leading youth activists celebrating National Child Day and World Children’s Day at UNICEF Canada’s first ever Youth Activism Summit on November 20 at the Toronto Reference Library. 

Added: November 20, 2019

How others are using UNICEF’s data and analysis

Media Contacts

To coordinate English and French media interviews across Canada, please contact:

Emily O’Connor
Communications Manager
416 482-6552 x8866 / 647-500-4230

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