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Sep 17, 2019

The Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) published A National Paper on Youth Suicide that calls on governments at the national, provincial and territorial levels to take concrete action to prevent youth suicide in Canada.

Statements
Sep 9, 2019

Today, on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Prevention and Support Day, I want to acknowledge the voices and experiences of children and youth with FASD.

FASD is a diverse neurological condition that affects each person differently. Those with FASD face some incredible challenges, but each child and youth also has individual strengths, talents and abilities.

Statements
Sep 6, 2019

Today's Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) ruling represents a tangible recognition of the horrendous human rights violations that have been inflicted upon First Nations, Métis and Inuit children and families. This ruling, that orders compensation for First Nations children and some parents and grandparents affected by a discriminatory on-reserve child welfare system, is long overdue. After all the stalling and resistance, it’s about time the federal government honoured the 2016 CHRT ruling on First Nations child welfare.