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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15:04 ET Media Advisory - Minister Duclos to make announcements in Southwestern Ontario on the Canada Child Benefit

GATINEAU, QC, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will discuss how the...


12:10 ET Strengthening the middle-class by putting more money in the pockets of Canadians

Increased Canada Child Benefit payments coming July 2019 WINNIPEG, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Helping hard-working middle-class families provide the best...


09:32 ET LEGO Group Kicks Off Global Program To Inspire The Next Generation Of Space Explorers As NASA Celebrates 50 Years Of Moon Landing

To honor the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon Landing on this day in 1969, the LEGO Group today kicked off a month of worldwide events ...


06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Carr to visit Fort Garry Child Care Centre to highlight the upcoming increase to the Canada Child Benefit/

GATINEAU, QC, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, will visit Winnipeg to discuss how the...


Jul 15, 2019, 15:03 ET The Honda Canada Foundation surpasses fundraising goal, raises more than $120,000 for Make-A-Wish® Canada

Ten years of Honda Indy Toronto race fan and partner generosity totals more than $820,000 TORONTO, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Thanks to the incredible...


Jul 15, 2019, 15:00 ET Minister Sohi announces new CanCode investment

Partnership with Canada Learning Code will see more than 272,000 Canadian students and their teachers have the opportunity to learn digital skills...


Jul 15, 2019, 12:12 ET Media Advisory - Minister Carr to visit Fort Garry Child Care Centre to highlight the upcoming increase to the Canada Child Benefit

GATINEAU, QC, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, will visit Winnipeg to discuss how the...


Jul 15, 2019, 12:05 ET 20 million children miss out on lifesaving measles, diphtheria and tetanus vaccines in 2018

New estimates find dangerous stagnation of global vaccination rates, due to conflict, inequality and complacency NEW YORK and GENEVA, July 15, 2019...


Jul 15, 2019, 12:05 ET Government of Canada Launches Road Map for Ending Violence Against Children

Road Map highlights actions to protect the health and well-being of children OTTAWA, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Violence against children has serious...


Jul 15, 2019, 09:31 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on World Youth Skills Day

OTTAWA, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Youth Skills Day: "Young people...


Jul 15, 2019, 08:00 ET Involving kids, early deal-hunting can help make back-to-school a breeze: Ebates.ca poll

Results show more than a third of parents prefer convenience of online deals and offers TORONTO, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The end of summer and lead up...


Jul 15, 2019, 07:00 ET Nestlé Canada Launches 'Nestlé for Healthier Kids' Initiative with Food Banks Canada

TORONTO, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Nestlé Canada is pleased to announce the launch of the Nestlé for Healthier Kids initiative, which includes a two-year ...


Jul 13, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Itinerary for Saturday, July 13, 2019/

OTTAWA, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Surrey, British Columbia 2:15 p.m. The Prime Minister will meet with families to highlight the...


Jul 12, 2019, 19:12 ET Media Advisory - Itinerary for Saturday, July 13, 2019

OTTAWA, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Surrey, British Columbia 2:15 p.m. The Prime Minister will meet with families to highlight the...


Jul 12, 2019, 15:11 ET CUPE Ontario members and the community rally against Ford Conservative's cuts to Brant Family and Children's Services as entire Board resigns

BRANTFORD, ON, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Fred Hahn, President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Ontario (CUPE Ontario) joined front-line workers...


Jul 12, 2019, 07:00 ET Canadian Centre for Child Protection calls on technology companies to do more to reduce child sexual abuse material online

Through Project Arachnid, the Canadian Centre is committed to fighting this global social epidemic WINNIPEG, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Every 12 hours the ...


Jul 11, 2019, 17:54 ET Hope Blooms planting seeds of change in Toronto

Award-winning Halifax youth organization expands into Toronto with Loblaws® and Scadding Court Community Centre TORONTO, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Loblaw ...


Jul 11, 2019, 17:15 ET GUND Introduces New Collection of LINE FRIENDS Plush

The Iconic Plush Brand Teams Up with the Fastest Growing Global Character Brand in the World TORONTO, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - GUND, a leading plush toy ...


Jul 11, 2019, 14:27 ET Media Advisory - President of CUPE Ontario, Fred Hahn to join march and address rally in support of proper funding for the Brant Family and Children's Services (FACS)

BRANTFORD, ON, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn, CUPE Local 181 President, Jennifer Kirby, workers and community members will...


Jul 11, 2019, 10:59 ET Vaccination to contain severe measles outbreak underway in DR Congo amidst Ebola and mass displacement

Campaign led by the Ministry of Health with support from UNICEF and MSF ITURI, DR Congo, DAKAR, Senegal, GENEVA and NEW YORK, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Jul 11, 2019, 10:00 ET Information Update - Test swimming pool and spa water daily to keep bathers safe

OTTAWA, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - It's time to swim again! Whether you use your backyard pool or spa to have fun with friends and family, to exercise, or ...


Jul 11, 2019, 07:00 ET Canadian Centre for Child Protection calls on technology companies to do more to reduce child sexual abuse material online

Through Project Arachnid, the Canadian Centre is committed to fighting this global social epidemic WINNIPEG, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Every 12 hours the ...


Jul 11, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Lolli - The Exhibit Nobody Wants to Talk About/

TORONTO, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Child pornography is a global, social epidemic and Canadians need to demand a safer world for children. Current...


Jul 10, 2019, 13:00 ET Strengthening the middle-class by putting more money in the pockets of Canadians

Increased Canada Child Benefit payments coming July 2019 BOUCHERVILLE, QC, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Helping hard-working middle-class families provide...


Jul 10, 2019, 12:10 ET Air Canada Foundation Golf Tournament Nets Record-Breaking Amount for the Health and Well-being of Children and Youth in Canada

For the fifth consecutive year, the Foundation fundraised over $1M during its annual golf tournament. MONTREAL, July 10, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Air...