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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08:30 ET CMA calls on Health Canada to implement tougher rules on vaping products

OTTAWA, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is echoing concerns raised recently on the rising trends of youth vaping in...


06:00 ET McHappy Day® goes fashion forward with new Peace Collective partnership

Canadians encouraged to help keep families together by pledging to participate using #MyPledge TORONTO, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - For the first time...


Apr 17, 2019, 11:54 ET Government of Canada Supports Health and Well-being for Children and Youth in Saskatchewan

Healthy Kids Initiative will help up to 3,000 children and youth in the province MOOSE JAW, SK, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Being physically active,...


Apr 17, 2019, 09:30 ET Ten Canadian schools win $20,000 in new technology from Staples Canada for their environmental contributions

RICHMOND HILL, ON, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Ten eco-conscious schools across Canada have each won $20,000 in new technology products from Staples...


Apr 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Plenty to do at the Zoo this Easter Weekend

CALGARY, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Calgary Zoo's annual Easter weekend offers plenty to do with activities ranging from the recently re-opened...


Apr 17, 2019, 08:30 ET Today is Talk With Our Kids About Money Day Across Canada!

Seventh annual Talk With Our Kids About Money Day (TWOKAM Day) – supported by Scotiabank – now underway in thousands of classrooms and homes across...


Apr 17, 2019, 07:00 ET Introducing MTM Junior! A look to Canada's future

OTTAWA, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Media Technology Monitor (MTM) is Canada's premier research product in the area of technology ownership and use....


Apr 16, 2019, 14:47 ET Nearly 3.7 million families across Canada, including 12,700 families in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Lacolle, Saint-Alexandre and six other municipalities, now receive the bigger Canada Child Benefit

Canada Child Benefit increased two years ahead of schedule SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, QC, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Helping hard-working, middle-class...


Apr 16, 2019, 13:27 ET Improving access to Justice for minority language communities in Quebec

MONTREAL, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians expect that language should not be a barrier to access to justice. That is why the Government of Canada is ...


Apr 16, 2019, 08:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - GTA students to compete in "Money Fair" Showcase in national celebration of Talk With Our Kids About Money Day, supported by Scotiabank

TORONTO, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - In celebration the nationwide Talk With Our Kids About Money (TWOKAM) Day program – supported by Scotiabank, 20 teams ...


Apr 16, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Duclos will visit Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu to highlight improvements to the Canada Child Benefit/

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


Apr 15, 2019, 20:45 ET Little Einstein Education Centre Where Quality Daycare Matters!

EAST GWILLIMBURY, ON, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Little Einstein Education Centre is a newly built state of the art childcare centre opening soon in East ...


Apr 15, 2019, 14:51 ET Media Advisory - Minister Duclos will visit Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu to highlight improvements to the Canada Child Benefit

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


Apr 15, 2019, 12:39 ET Government of Canada Supports Initiatives to Fight Youth Exploitation

SAINT-JÉRÔME, QC, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians expect to live in a society where the criminal justice system is fair, impartial and respectful of ...


Apr 15, 2019, 07:02 ET One-in-ten Quebecers have skipped a meal, because they couldn't afford to buy anything

Catelli Pasta launches Giving Feels Good campaign to uncover the real face of food insecurity in Canada MONTREAL, April 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - It's...


Apr 12, 2019, 15:12 ET Great Clips treats Ronald McDonald House families to day of fun and a meet & greet with Monster Jam® Truck Driver Bryce Kenny

KITCHENER, ON, April 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Today more than 50 children and families who are part of the Ronald McDonald House community in south central...


Apr 12, 2019, 11:36 ET More than 3,500 children have been recruited and used by non-state armed groups in north-east Nigeria since 2013

Marking five years since Chibok abduction, UNICEF urges protection of children's rights ABUJA, April 12, 2019 /CNW/ - More than 3,500 children, most...


Apr 11, 2019, 12:37 ET Sleep Country deepens "All for Sleep" commitments with the introduction of Safety 1st crib mattresses

When the baby sleeps better, we all sleep better TORONTO, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. ("Sleep Country" or the "Company" ...


Apr 11, 2019, 10:12 ET Statement from the Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health on the increasing rates of youth vaping in Canada

OTTAWA, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - We are seeing an alarming number of youth vaping in Canada. As public health advocates we find this trend very...


Apr 11, 2019, 10:00 ET Join the pack for an immersive IMAX adventure at the Ontario Science Centre with Superpower Dogs

New documentary film highlights courageous canines and their human partners TORONTO, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Not all heroes wear capes. Real-life...


Apr 10, 2019, 16:00 ET Hamilton resident sentenced for fraudulent child tax benefit claims

HAMILTON, ON, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced that, on April 3, 2019, Edwin Omorogieva Woghiren of Hamilton,...


Apr 10, 2019, 13:25 ET Canada's children are lagging in pre-primary education, with nearly half aged 2 to 4 missing out - UNICEF Canada

UNICEF's first-ever global report dedicated to early childhood education highlights a lack of investment in pre-primary education by the majority of...


Apr 10, 2019, 11:13 ET School Fees Class Action - Cheques will begin being issued in the next few days

MONTRÉAL, April 10, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Justice Carl Lachance of the Superior Court of Québec approved, on July 30, 2018, a $153.5-million settlement ...


Apr 10, 2019, 06:00 ET New mental health program for Toronto youth leaving the child welfare system

Children's Aid Foundation of Canada launches Connections, a youth-in-transition mental health hub TORONTO, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - A new Children's...


Apr 09, 2019, 15:16 ET Airport experience for autistic children: 7th successful edition of Premium Kids at YUL

MONTRÉAL, April 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - There were smiles all around during the 7th edition of the Premium Kids event held at Montréal-Trudeau airport....