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 17, 2019, 18:41 ET CUPE 3742 Early Years and K-12 northern local reaches tentative agreement

PRINCE GEORGE, BC, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - CUPE Local 3742 reached a tentative agreement with SD57 (Prince George) late Friday night. The agreement for ...


Jun 17, 2019, 14:43 ET Maestria Real Estate Development Partners Donate $100,000 For Children's Wellness

A collaboration with artist Séguin Poirier that will contribute to exposing 1,250 young people to art Click here to download official photos...


Jun 17, 2019, 05:00 ET Pediatricians urge Senate to pass children's health bill

Bill S-228 will die if not passed by end of session TORONTO, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition is calling attention to a...


Jun 16, 2019, 09:00 ET Government of Canada changes provide up to $51,000 more to help middle class Canadians with the cost of raising their children

GATINEAU, June 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Supporting new parents and young families is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That is why in 2016 the...


Jun 15, 2019, 12:13 ET Canada caring for caregivers

Launching 2 new pilots: Home Child Care Provider and Home Support Worker TORONTO, June 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is caring for its caregivers by...


Jun 14, 2019, 17:00 ET 900 cyclists raise $450,000 to support sick children at the Montreal Children's Hospital

MONTREAL, June 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - From June 10-14, 900 cyclists took a turn on the 30-person Mighty Bike to Pedal for Kids at the Montreal...


Jun 14, 2019, 14:38 ET Government of Canada invests in protecting children and youth from online exploitation

COQUITLAM, BC, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Protecting Canadians, especially children and youth, from sexual exploitation on and offline is a priority the...


Jun 14, 2019, 11:33 ET One woman and six newborns die every two hours from complications during pregnancy or childbirth in Yemen - UNICEF

NEW YORK, AMMAN, Jordan and SANA'A, Yemen, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - One woman and six newborns die every two hours in Yemen from complications during...


Jun 14, 2019, 08:00 ET On Lixar Community Day, Lixar and the Ottawa Champions are Focused on Growing Community

Together, they're fielding dreams for the Lixar Lightning Boys and Girls Club Little League Team at the Ottawa vs Cubans Game, Friday, June 14th...


Jun 13, 2019, 12:13 ET $111,000 raised for Candlelighters at Alterna's Annual Golf Classic

OTTAWA, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Alterna Savings and Credit Union Ltd. (Alterna) raised an outstanding $111,000 for Candlelighters Childhood Cancer...


Jun 13, 2019, 09:44 ET Canada ranks in the middle of the pack for family-friendly policies among wealthy countries

Quebec offers new moms and dads the most generous parental leave benefits in Canada NEW YORK and TORONTO, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada ranks 19th in...


Jun 13, 2019, 05:55 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto Go All Out for the Big Night Out Gala with Indoor Jurassic Park for 700 Attendees

Gala will transform in little Indoor Jurassic Park where attendees will Cheer on Big Brother Big Sister supporter & Raptor Norman Powell TORONTO,...


Jun 12, 2019, 08:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory-Interview and Photo Opportunity - Meet the young sustainability leaders of tomorrow/

Local school helps restore conservation reserve KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - On June 12, 2019, students in Grades 5 and 8 will be...


Jun 12, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Duclos will visit Montréal to announce Government of Canada support for social purpose organizations/

GATINEAU, QC, June 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will make an announcement ...


Jun 11, 2019, 09:45 ET Media Advisory - Minister Duclos will visit Montréal to announce Government of Canada support for social purpose organizations

GATINEAU, QC, June 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will make an announcement ...


Jun 10, 2019, 11:57 ET UNICEF provided life-saving support to children in almost 300 emergencies in 2018

Number of countries enduring violent conflicts is at a 30-year high with devastating impact on world's most vulnerable children TORONTO and GENEVA,...


Jun 07, 2019, 19:40 ET Media Advisory - "Pedal for Kids" imagine 30 pairs of feet, cycling in unison through downtown Montreal, every hour on the hour, from June 10-14

MONTREAL, june 7, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - This year, 30 teams will board the 30-seat Mighty Bike to Pedal for Kids at the Montreal Children's Hospital....


Jun 07, 2019, 19:01 ET ESPGHAN Researchers Warn: Junk Food Could Be Responsible for the Food Allergy Epidemic

Experts at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) are today presenting...


Jun 07, 2019, 12:43 ET TD Summer Reading Club rewards exceptional public libraries across the country

GATINEAU, QC, June 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Library and Archives Canada, along with the Toronto Public Library and TD Bank Group, is excited to announce the...


Jun 07, 2019, 12:33 ET UNICEF ramps up its humanitarian assistance to children in Venezuela

3.2 million children – or 1 in 3 – need assistance Download photos and videos here NEW YORK, June 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Fifty-five tons of UNICEF health...


Jun 07, 2019, 07:00 ET Real People, Real Connections: Join Boys and Girls Clubs and Unplug to Connect!

TORONTO, June 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Hundreds of thousands of kids and their families. Corporations and local businesses. Young and old alike. On June 7,...


Jun 07, 2019, 06:00 ET 115 million boys and men around the world married as children - UNICEF

First ever estimate on child grooms brings global child marriage figures to 765 million Multimedia content can be downloaded here. NEW YORK, June 7,...


Jun 06, 2019, 22:16 ET Canada's Largest Educational Foodservice Provider Launches the Buy Local Program, with Marketing Support from Foodland Ontario

Chartwells Canada's new Buy Local Program supports community-based local farmers and vendors, connecting students to the people and places where...


Jun 06, 2019, 15:55 ET Vérité Films Returns to Children's Television with the Animated Musical Adventure Series Jeremy and Tunebug, in Partnership with Jeremy Fisher Junior and Hidden Pony Records & Management

– JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter Jeremy Fisher Junior's debut children's album, Highway to Spell, inspires new multi-platform children's brand – To ...


Jun 06, 2019, 13:30 ET Highlights of Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough council meeting held Monday, June 3, 2019

MONTREAL, June 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Healthy snacks all year round! Access to healthy, fresh food is a challenge for some borough residents,...