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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Jun 01, 2020, 09:00 ET Moonbug Announces Expansion within Canada with WOW! Unlimited Media Partnership

Moonbug, a global entertainment company that develops and distributes values-based content for kids, today announced its expansion within Canada...


Jun 01, 2020, 08:45 ET Hey Canada, Operation Smile needs you to join the SMILE movement!

"While the world flattens the COVID-19 Curve, there's a longer line-up for kids born with cleft conditions growing every day". Join the...


Jun 01, 2020, 08:00 ET Gazprom International Children's Social Programme Football for Friendship Eighth Season to Unite Over 10 000 Participants From All Over the World

Football for Friendship is an annual international children's social programme. The main participants of the programme are girls and boys aged 12,...


Jun 01, 2020, 08:00 ET 17 Women of Influence Sign on to Fitspirit's Mother/Daughter Relay to Help Encourage, Motivate and Inspire Girls to Get Active

MONTREAL, June 1, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - FitSpirit is pleased to unveil its new cohort of leaders: 17 influential Quebec businesswomen who want to make...


May 28, 2020, 15:30 ET Nelson announces strategic divestiture to Cengage as it completes its withdrawal from higher education

Since 1914, Nelson has played an integral role in education across K-12 and post-secondary markets. In the last few years, classrooms have...


May 28, 2020, 14:33 ET Classroom Energy Diet Challenge: COVID-19 inspires an online push to the finish line

OTTAWA, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Given the energy savings results of this year's Classroom Energy Diet Challenge (CEDC), it's clear the extended closure...


May 28, 2020, 12:46 ET Concrete solutions to put an end to a broken system and systemic racism against First Nations children

WENDAKE, QC, May 28, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Despite the unexpected suspension of the work of the Special Commission on the Rights of the Child and Youth ...


May 28, 2020, 09:46 ET Team Canada Champion Chats to bring 10 Olympic and Paralympic athletes to thousands of kids with its second Live Chat

TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - On Friday May 29, Team Canada Champion Chats will hold its second live chat featuring three-time Olympic Champion Tessa ...


May 28, 2020, 08:00 ET AIR MILES brings together an all-star cast, challenging Canadians to bust a move in support of Kids Help Phone

Who's ready to dance? AIR MILES collaborates with Jessi Cruickshank, Sarah and Gianni from Walk Off The Earth and other well-known performers to...


May 28, 2020, 07:00 ET Kids Help Phone Never Dance Alone-a-thon powered by BMO in Support of Youth in Canada

In Response to COVID-19, the 19th Annual Walk So Kids Can Talk Transforms into a New Virtual Fundraiser TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Kids Help...


May 28, 2020, 06:00 ET Face masks and period pads: Why both must be considered necessities in a pandemic

Global children's rights and humanitarian organization launches a new report: Periods in a Pandemic TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - To mark Menstrual...


May 27, 2020, 17:48 ET Media Advisory - Governor General to Participate in Virtual Round Table entitled Women's Leadership in the COVID-19 Response to Protect Every Woman and Every Child

OTTAWA, May 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will participate in a round-table event...


May 27, 2020, 08:00 ET BTC Studios PLC Announces a Strategic Investment Round Lead by the Leader in Interactive Gaming Market Intelligence Worldwide as the Lead Advisor

BTC Studios PLC, a European interactive games developer and publisher has inked a strategic alliance with IDG Consulting to strengthen and accelerate ...


May 26, 2020, 12:00 ET Genome Alberta - Understanding COVID-19 Severity in Children

CALGARY, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Children are affected by COVID-19 differently than adults. Exactly why is not clearly understood and here in Alberta...


May 26, 2020, 08:10 ET Spin Master Delivers the Joy of Play Donating Close to 90,000 Toys to Children Across North America

TORONTO, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Spin Master Corp. (TSX:TOY, www.spinmaster.com) a leading global children's entertainment company is donating close to...


May 26, 2020, 07:00 ET Nelson to strategically withdraw from the post-secondary market with Top Hat to acquire its Canadian domestic higher ed textbook business

Nelson has been a partner in K-12 and post-secondary education in Canada for over a century. As the evolution of post-secondary continues to...


May 26, 2020, 07:00 ET Save the Children Canada and GSK Address Mental Health Concerns of Children Affected by Cat Lake Crisis in Northern Ontario

Cat Lake First Nation youth release "Run Free" music video as part of arts-based Hurt & Healing Program TORONTO, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Children aged...


May 26, 2020, 06:30 ET New data shows more emergency support needed during COVID-19 for former youth from care

Over 93% of youth from care who applied to Children's Aid Foundation of Canada's crisis support fund sought help for food and housing TORONTO, May...


May 22, 2020, 16:00 ET Toys R Us Canada in partnership with Autism Speaks Canada is proud to launch play packs, designed to encourage developmental milestones for children with autism

TORONTO, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - Toys R Us Canada in partnership with Autism Speaks Canada is excited to announce the launch of their first...


May 20, 2020, 17:00 ET At least 19 million children at imminent risk as Cyclone Amphan makes landfall in Bangladesh and India

Cyclone and COVID-19 present dual threats to children and families in the region, warns UNICEF KATHMANDU, Nepal and NEW YORK, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - At ...


May 20, 2020, 10:43 ET Seth Rogen, Alessia Cara, and Madison Bailey Join Lineup for UNSINKABLE YOUTH, May 22 on CTV

– One-hour special hosted by Silken Laumann and Maitreyi Ramakrishnan to be broadcast in support of Kids Help Phone - TORONTO, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ -...


May 20, 2020, 09:59 ET A Statement from the Ontario Camps Association on the Closure of Overnight Camps for Summer 2020

TORONTO, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Government of Ontario has announced that overnight camps in Ontario will continue to be ordered closed...


May 20, 2020, 06:31 ET Canada's largest parent community launches new educational e-series

Classy is Canada's first free, daily streamed, complete curriculum designed for nursery and preschool children TORONTO, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Today...


May 18, 2020, 05:05 ET 88 Nobel Laureates & World Leaders Call for $1 Trillion to Protect the World's Children in the COVID-19 Era

Today, 88 Nobel Laureates and World Leaders, as part of Laureates and Leaders for Children, issued a statement calling for the world's governments to ...


May 16, 2020, 11:55 ET Prime Minister announces annual increase to the Canada Child Benefit

OTTAWA, May 16, 2020 /CNW/ - Since it was introduced four years ago, the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) has helped put more money in the pockets of 9 out ...