Children and Youth

April 29, 2010
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has a mandate to learn the truth about what happened in the residential schools and to inform all Canadians about what happened in the schools. The...
Keywords: Online Resource , Aboriginal/First Nations/Inuit, Children and Youth, Education, Indigenous, residential schools, residential schools, Organizations, All of Canada
March 25, 2010
The Violence Prevention Initiative of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador reflects government’s commitment to addressing the problem of violence in this province. The Initiative is a six year...
Keywords: Online Resource , child abuse, Children and Youth, Disability, elder abuse, Seniors and Elders, Violence, violence against women, violence prevention, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Newfoundland, Government information
March 16, 2010
The social justice initiatives of the BC Teachers' Federation focus on poverty, child and youth issues, race relations, gender equity, homophobia and heterosexism, bullying, environmental issues,...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Education, Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, LGBTQ, Poverty Research, social justice, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Factsheets and FAQs
Nunavut Community Programs
January 26, 2010
The Department of Culture and Heritage provides grant and contribution funding to non-profit community-based organizations, individuals, and municipal corporations who direct their efforts to the...
Keywords: Online Resource , Aboriginal/First Nations/Inuit, Art and Culture, Children and Youth, community program funding, grants, Indigenous, Seniors and Elders, Government information, Nunavut
January 20, 2010
First Call, the BC child and youth advocacy organization has compared child poverty statistics from 1989 and 2007. The year 1989 was the best year of the 1980s for the economy, and the national child...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, News, Poverty Research, British Columbia
January 18, 2010
An article in the online magazine, Global Voices looks into the crisis of Aboriginal youth suicides in Canada due to poverty, colonization, isolation and lack of basic services. Suicide rates have...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Indigenous, News, All of Canada
December 16, 2009
Almost half of Toronto's street youth don't want to be homeless - getting help for them early would make a big difference, says a groundbreaking study of Toronto street-involved youth. Changing...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Homelessness, News, Ontario
December 16, 2009
Toronto Youth Street Stories (TYSS) grew out of the Youth Pathways Project (YPP) conducted by researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the University of Toronto. A team of...
Keywords: Online Resource , art, Art and Culture, Children and Youth, Homelessness, stories, street-involved youth, Ontario, Multimedia, Reports and documents
December 3, 2009
The Anniversary Project explores the lives of 20 different Canadian children living below the poverty line. The Anniversary Project launched on the 20 year anniversary of the Canadian government’s...
Keywords: Online Resource , Art and Culture, child poverty, Children and Youth, narrative, photography, stories, All of Canada
November 24, 2009
According to a report released today by First Call and Campaign 2000, although child poverty is persistent across Canada, BC has the highest rate of child poverty in Canada for the sixth year in a...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, News, Poverty Research, British Columbia
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