Children and Youth

June 20, 2013
A study released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has found that a deplorable 40% of indigenous children live in poverty in Canada. In Saskatchewan and Manitoba, two thirds of status...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Indigenous, All of Canada
April 12, 2013
First Call, a coalition of organizations and individuals who have come together to work for stronger policies and a better allocation of resources for the benefit of children and youth, have prepared...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, British Columbia
Nishiyuu Journey
March 19, 2013
In January, inspired by the Idle No More movement, six Cree youth and one guide, left their community of Great Whale on the Hudson Bay to begin The Quest of Wisjinichu-Nishiyuu (Quest For Unity), a...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Indigenous, Ontario
Youth in BC
March 7, 2013
YouthInBC.com (sometimes referred to as YIBC) is an on-line crisis chat service, where you can chat 1-on-1 with a trained volunteer from the Crisis Centre, where their service is based. Their site...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, crisis, crisis line, online crisis line, suicide, British Columbia, Services
Teen Legal Helpline
January 21, 2013
Got a legal question but not sure who to ask? If you’re a teenager in Ontario, you can visit the Teen Legal Helpline website, a free, confidential service that connects teenagers to lawyers.
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, helpline, Legal Assistance, legal help, teenagers, Ontario, Services
December 4, 2012
In late November, First Call released their annual Child Poverty Report Card, that again showed that BC remains near the bottom when it comes to various measures of poverty. The report found: BC had...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Poverty Research, British Columbia
November 19, 2012
Earlier this month the Supreme Court of Canada released a landmark decision that held that severe learning disabled students are entitled to the same access to education as students without...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Disability, Education, British Columbia, All of Canada
Take a Hike
September 11, 2012
A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives looks at trends in tuition and compulsory fees in Canada since 1990, projects fees for each province for the next four years, and examines...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Debt and Consumer Law, Education, All of Canada
July 30, 2012
The Childcare Resource and Research Unit is an early childhood education and child care (ECEC) policy research institute with a mandate to further policy and programs in Canada.
Keywords: Online Resource , child education, childcare, Children and Youth, early eduction, Family, All of Canada, Research and education
July 18, 2012
A new website focused on family law in Nova Scotia has recently launched. Nova Scotia Family Law website aims to meet the needs of families and professional stakeholders involved with family justice...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Family, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Women, Nova Scotia
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