Children and Youth

October 20, 2009
SurvivingthePast.ca is a website that looks at the history and nature of institutional child abuse in Canada. Topics include Understanding Institutional Child Abuse, Residential Schools, Options for...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Disability, Education, Indigenous, instutitional abuse, residential schools, sexual abuse, British Columbia
October 20, 2009
The Justice Education Society has programs and resources aimed at making the justice system more accessible. There are resources, online learning tools, self-help tools and other hands-on educational...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Disability, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, legal education, legal education, Legal Info, Legal Research, self help tools, British Columbia, Organizations, Programs and courses
July 30, 2009
If you want to apply for these student loan repayment programs - Debt Reduction, Interest Relief and BC's Permanent Disabiities Loan Forgiveness - that will end after July 31, 2009, Debt 101 has the...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Debt and Consumer Law, News, British Columbia
July 17, 2009
A study from UBC and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found that kids who grow up in poverty are more likely to have health problems such as heart disease, stroke...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Health, News, Poverty Research, British Columbia, All of Canada
Youth Co
June 19, 2009
YouthCO is a youth-driven organization that works within the HIV and HepC movement through peer education, support, and shared leadership. The organization works in youth communities most affected...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Education, Health, Health, hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, peer education, peer support, Youth, youth-driven, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
April 23, 2009
Art and Culture, Children and Youth, Indigenous, British Columbia, General resources
March 30, 2009
The Childcare Resource and Research Unit (CRRU) is a policy and research oriented facility that focuses on early childhood education and child care (ECEC) and family policy in Canada and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Family, Women, General resources
March 30, 2009
A couple of reports have looked at the links between income, women, and childcare in Canada. Stats Canada just released a report that shows that a sizeable earnings gap exists between Canadian women...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Family, News, Women, All of Canada
December 5, 2008
The Ontario government has released their Poverty Reduction Strategy with a plan to reduce the number of children living in poverty by 25 per cent over the next 5 years.
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Government Policy, News, Poverty Research, Ontario
December 4, 2008
GTA Children’s Aid Societies and the Social Planning Network released a report on child poverty that shows a huge increase in the number of children living in poverty. The report shows that lack of...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, News, Poverty Research, Ontario
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