CWLC Press Releases

2011-11-17 23:43

Canada’s National Child Day is held annually on November 20, commemorating the date Canada adopted the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). The Convention spells out the basic human rights to which children under the age of 18 are entitled.

It is a day to celebrate children and bring awareness to...

2011-11-09 11:03

This week, CWLC issued its position paper on the federal government's proposed “Safe Streets and Communities Act”. While there are some meritous aspects to the bill, there are a large number of concerning and damaging implications for Canada's most vulnerable children and youth. To read CWLC's position paper,...

2011-10-25 14:26

The Child Welfare League of Canada (CWLC) is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2011 CWLC Achievement Awards is now open. These awards were created in 2000 to recognize the contributions of youth, individuals or groups in various sectors...

2011-09-29 13:34
The ACJQ (Association des centres jeunesse du Québec ) issued a press release on Tuesday September 20, 2011, denouncing the federal government's proposed legislation “Safe Streets and Communities Act”, calling it...
2011-09-26 10:02

CWLC chief executive officer, Peter Dudding, sent a letter to the editor of the Globe and Mail on Thursday, September 22, 2011 on "Hopely Considered High Risk". Please click here to read the letter.

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