Children This section contains news on all matters especially concerning children, covering education and childhood health issues around the world. Find releases relating to developmental and educational research, and reports on children’s social issues, such as bullying, learning disabilities, poverty, and behavioral issues. Also included are stories on anti-smoking, alcohol and drug campaigns aimed at children and youth, and legislation regarding child welfare and protection.

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09:43 ET Parents and educators call on Ford government not to cut Early Childhood Educators' wages

TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Parents and educators from across Ontario are asking Education Minister Lisa Thompson and the Ford government to...


07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Thursday, February 21, 2019/

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Dartmouth, Nova Scotia 10:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will make a roadway infrastructure...


Feb 20, 2019, 17:37 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Thursday, February 21, 2019

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Dartmouth, Nova Scotia 10:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will make a roadway infrastructure...


Feb 19, 2019, 15:15 ET Airbus Foundation Flying Challenge launched in Mirabel to interest local young people in aeronautics

Flagship program comes to Quebec through partnership with Mirabel Youth Centres Association MIRABEL, QC, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The first...


Feb 19, 2019, 07:00 ET Imperial Tobacco Canada supports action to stop youth vaping

MONTREAL, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Teachers and parents across the country see it daily: teens are getting access to vapour products and are...


Feb 18, 2019, 15:31 ET National Social Art Forum - Serving youth homelessness

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - On February 22 and 23, 2019, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec will host the National Social Art...


Feb 18, 2019, 10:45 ET New five-week Employment Insurance parental sharing benefit one month away

MARKHAM, ON, Feb. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Supporting parents and young families has always been a priority for the Government of Canada. That is why the...


Feb 18, 2019, 10:13 ET Information Update - Health Canada recommends that children and youth not use cough and cold products that contain opioids

OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to better informing Canadians about the risks of health products that contain...


Feb 18, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Duclos will be in Markham to highlight changes to Employment Insurance parental benefits that promote greater gender equality/

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will discuss how the...


Feb 17, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Duclos will be in Markham to highlight changes to Employment Insurance parental benefits that promote greater gender equality/

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will discuss how the...


Feb 16, 2019, 16:32 ET Merging school boards will fail to help students or find savings for the province: CUPE

TORONTO, Feb. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The reasoning behind the Ford government's rumoured plans to reduce the number of school boards across Ontario is...


Feb 15, 2019, 13:07 ET Thousands of children vaccinated in remote Rukban settlement amid severe lack of access to medical care

UNICEF, UN and Syrian Arab Red Crescent reach more than 40,000 people with life-saving supplies in largest-ever humanitarian convoy since the start...


Feb 15, 2019, 12:59 ET Government of Canada supports climate action to help Ottawa youth become environment leaders

OTTAWA, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time. Increasing education, awareness, and...


Feb 15, 2019, 11:18 ET Childhood Cancer Canada Opens the Market

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Sandi Hancox, VP Fundraising, Childhood Cancer Canada (CCC), joined Shaun McIver, Chief Client Officer, TMX Group, to...


Feb 15, 2019, 11:00 ET A New Learning and Child Care Centre at the Université de Saint-Boniface Will Support Manitoba's Francophone Community

The governments of Canada and Manitoba announce funding for the construction of a learning and child care centre at the Université de Saint-Boniface...


Feb 15, 2019, 10:33 ET Education, income-generation for Rohingya refugees must be top priorities, say Oxfam, Save the Children and World Vision

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Education and income-generating opportunities must be made top priorities for the nearly 1 million...


Feb 15, 2019, 10:24 ET Media Advisory - Minister Duclos will be in Markham to highlight changes to Employment Insurance parental benefits that promote greater gender equality

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will discuss how the...


Feb 14, 2019, 15:24 ET CUPE Ontario calls recent 'Kryptonite' comments by Premier Ford an insult to parents and children living with Autism

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Doug Ford is No superhero, and Ontario families who have been struggling for years to get appropriate treatment for...


Feb 14, 2019, 15:16 ET March Break at Beauharnois generating station: So much to discover!

BEAUHARNOIS, QC, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Beauharnois generating station will open its doors during March Break. Come see this monument to Québec ...


Feb 14, 2019, 11:51 ET Venezuela crisis set to worsen in coming days, says World Vision

Resources are needed to provide food, medicine and protection to arriving Venezuelans World Vision is concerned about the impact of the crisis on...


Feb 14, 2019, 11:05 ET Take Action against Bullying! contest winners and new Interligne partner

Announcing the winners of the Grand Prix Desjardins MONTREAL, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Interligne announced the winning teams of its very...


Feb 13, 2019, 16:30 ET Official Languages Commissioner Calls on Federal Government to Address National Shortage of French-as-a-Second-Language Teachers

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - In a study published today, Commissioner of Official Languages Raymond Théberge called for the Minister of...


Feb 13, 2019, 12:04 ET Name the Puppy 2019: Help the RCMP name their newest puppies

INNISFAIL, AB, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police needs your help to name the next generation of police dogs. The chosen names...


Feb 13, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Amateur radio contact between David Saint-Jacques and Lloydminster students/

LLOYDMINSTER, AB, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program, Canadian Space Agency ...


Feb 13, 2019, 10:00 ET Government of Canada Announces Funding to Promote Healthy Relationships for Vulnerable Youth

Project will support research activities aimed at preventing teen dating violence LONDON, ON, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Gender-based violence—violence...