Children & Youth

Why do Canada’s children lag so far behind?

Why do Canada’s children lag so far behind?

Society doesn’t fully appreciate how crucially important those first years are, and how important that parent-child relationship is. It’s not just quality time, it’s quantity of quality time. Children need caregivers who are there, who are not preoccupied by work.

How can Canada reduce the number of children in care?

How can Canada reduce the number of children in care?

In Canada we have child protection policy as opposed to family welfare policy. In other countries, if a child is at risk, rather than removing that child from the family, they make sure the family has the supports so the child can stay within the family.

How can Canada reduce the number of children in care?

How can Canada reduce the number of children in care?

It becomes more and more difficult to find enough families who can provide adequate and good care when there are so many children being put into care.