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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Jul 02, 2019, 08:00 ET Sleep Country kicks off Fourth Annual Pyjamas & Storybooks for Better Bedtimes Campaign

Canada's Sleep Experts are encouraging donations of new and gently used pyjamas and storybooks at Sleep Country and Dormez-vous locations until July...


Jul 02, 2019, 08:00 ET Astronaut Snoopy Celebrates Apollo-Mania

In the 50th Anniversary Year of Apollo 11, Peanuts Also Commemorates the "Dress Rehearsal"—Apollo 10—That Sent Peanuts Into Space As Command and...


Jul 01, 2019, 03:00 ET Alexa, Set a Reminder for Prime Day

Amazon reveals early Prime Day offers on everything from entertainment to school supplies Kick off Back-to-School and Off-to-University shopping this ...


Jun 29, 2019, 08:00 ET Helping Young Canadians Learn About Their Diverse Country

The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, announced funding for the YMCA of Greater Toronto's youth...


Jun 28, 2019, 17:30 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson to Welcome Youth Activists from 20 Countries Committed to Combatting Ocean Plastic Pollution

VANCOUVER, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will give opening...


Jun 28, 2019, 16:38 ET Susan Handrigan is the New President and CEO of Canada World Youth

OTTAWA, June 28, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Board of Directors of Canada World Youth is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Handrigan as the...


Jun 28, 2019, 13:03 ET Tremblant's 24h remits the impressive sum of $1.8 million to Fondation Charles-Bruneau

MONTREAL, June 28, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Tremblant's 24h representatives officially presented yesterday the Fondation Charles-Bruneau with a cheque for ...


Jun 27, 2019, 10:10 ET Government of Canada supports awareness and youth engagement in the agriculture sector

ROLLO BAY, PEI, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs, on behalf of Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and...


Jun 27, 2019, 09:00 ET Starlight Children's Foundation® Canada teen with cerebral palsy named Role Model by Barbie in partnership with Toys"R"Us® Canada

Barbie celebrates Canadian Role Models in honour of Barbie's 60th anniversary TORONTO, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Inspiring girls since 1959, Barbie has...


Jun 27, 2019, 08:00 ET Media advisory - National Youth Leadership forum in Toronto next week

TORONTO, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Experiences Canada's Youth Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion will be taking place in Toronto from June 29th...


Jun 26, 2019, 16:44 ET Migrant children in the U.S. lack protection and services needed to ensure their wellbeing

As two-year-old Valeria's death shows, coordinated action urgently needed to address root causes of irregular migration and keep children safe...


Jun 26, 2019, 15:44 ET All early childhood educators in Nova Scotia deserve fair compensation including living wages, pensions and benefits

HALIFAX, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - All early childhood educators (ECEs) in Nova Scotia deserve to be compensated the same wages, pensions and benefits,...


Jun 26, 2019, 15:05 ET The Royal Canadian Mounted Police presents the 30th anniversary of the Canadian Sunset Ceremonies, June 27-30

OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is pleased to host the 2019 Canadian Sunset Ceremonies from June 27–30. This...


Jun 26, 2019, 11:25 ET Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada and RBC Insurance help families stay close to each other when they need it the most

RBC Insurance announces a commitment that will enable 2,016 nights of family stays at Ronald McDonald House Charities across Canada TORONTO, June 26, ...


Jun 26, 2019, 10:26 ET The Port of Montreal's Grand Quay launches its free summer lineup!

Nautical picnics, fireworks with entertainment and activities all summer MONTREAL, June 26, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - After making such a splash with the...


Jun 26, 2019, 10:00 ET More B.C. parents relying on others to drive their kids - New survey shows growing safety concerns

BURNABY, BC, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - A new survey for BCAA shows that busy B.C. parents are increasingly relying on others to get their kids where they ...


Jun 26, 2019, 09:00 ET Under the GUI Academy to launch children's coding Academy in Calgary's TELUS Spark Centre

CALGARY, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Under the GUI Academy Inc. is opening a new Calgary location this fall. Registration is now open. Under the GUI is a...


Jun 26, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OP - Ontario Science Centre recognizes youth innovators from coast to coast at the Weston Youth Innovation Award ceremony on June 26/

TORONTO, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - On June 26, the Ontario Science Centre recognizes six inspiring young innovators from across Canada for the valuable...


Jun 26, 2019, 07:59 ET A-Labs Closes a CAD 7.5 million Round of Finance for ELSE Nutrition on the Toronto Stock Exchange Ventures

A-Labs Advisory & Finance Ltd. ("A-Labs") announce today the successful closing of the round of finance in collaboration with Canaccord Genuity Inc....


Jun 25, 2019, 12:10 ET Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia support new transitional housing for indigenous women and children

HALIFAX, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Indigenous women and children escaping domestic violence will soon have increased access to safe, affordable housing...


Jun 25, 2019, 11:49 ET Onion Lake Cree Nation celebrates start of construction of a new high school with sod turning ceremony

ONION LAKE CREE NATION, TREATY 6 TERRITORY, SK, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - An essential component of a student's education is having a safe and healthy...


Jun 25, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Indigenous Women and Children to Benefit from new Transitional Housing in Halifax/

HALIFAX, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Join Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of...


Jun 24, 2019, 17:33 ET CUPE 779 K-12 Sea to Sky workers reach tentative agreement

SQUAMISH, BC, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - CUPE 779, K-12 support workers at SD48 (Sea to Sky), reached a tentative agreement on June 21 following 7...


Jun 24, 2019, 15:40 ET OPSEU members rally in support of at-risk kids and children's aid

OTTAWA, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Defending vulnerable kids and the public services they rely on was the order of the day during a lunchtime rally led by ...


Jun 24, 2019, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - Indigenous Women and Children to Benefit from new Transitional Housing in Halifax

HALIFAX, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Join Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of...