Upcoming Events

Sep 20, 2017

Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network (PREVnet)’s annual conference will take place November 15 to 17, 2017 in the Ottawa-Gatineau region. Canadians will join PREVNet's expert researchers, youth-serving organizations, practitioners and educators to promote the well-being of children. Venue, agenda and workshops are available on the official website.


Sep 22, 2017

Young people from across Canada will gather on November 21, 2017 and November 22, 2017 in Ottawa to consider the views from other young people from across the country, as well as connect with young leaders, leaders of children’s charities, corporations, government and the media. This will be a highly participatory experience that will result in young people finalizing and presenting the Children’s Charter. Nominations are now being accepted for this event.


Sep 21, 2017

The Laidlaw Foundation presents its Grantee Learning Forum. A day of kills exchange, opportunities to address issues of the day and network building for young advocates, community organizers and allies. The full-day event will take place on October 27, 2017. Details here


Sep 18, 2017

One Youth is a movement of children, young people and adults who want the best possible opportunities for every young person in Canada. UNICEF wants to hear your thoughts about what growing up in Canada is like and how it could be better. All people living in Canada are welcome. Take the survey


Sep 26, 2017

Wisdom2Action (formerly known as the Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts Network) is bringing youth together to discuss how to mobilize for reconciliation and share promising practices for youth working together to promote well being. The event will be held in Toronto on October 14, 2017Register here


Aug 16, 2017

Registration is now open for HC Link’s 2017 Provincial Conference. The conference is being held at the BMO Institute for Learning in Toronto on November 20th and 21st. Linking for Healthy Communities 2017 will be a safe, open space for curiosity, self-reflection and conversation about how to work across difference to build more inclusive communities. Sessions will cover equity, diversity, cultural humility, inclusion and allyship, with a focus on youth, ethnoracial, Francophone, and Indigenous communities.



Aug 17, 2017

This is a reminder that the Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs (FRP Canada) for their biennial national conference from September 25-27, 2017 in London, Ontario. This year's theme is “The Power of Play,” with adjoining themes including Fathering, Financial Literacy, Brain Development, Outdoor Adventurous Play, and so much more.

Confirm your attendance here



Aug 15, 2017

PREVnet’s 9th Annual Conference will take place November 15th-17th, 2017 in the Ottawa-Gatineau region. Canadians will join PREVNet's expert researchers, youth-serving organizations, practitioners and educators to promote the wellbeing of children.

Venue, agenda and workshops will posted on the official website soon


Jul 27, 2017

NACY will have its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 1:00 -3:00 pm EST.  


Apr 27, 2017

In partnership, the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Care and Humber College’s School of Community and Social Services are hosting this two-day provincial conference entitled The Journey on May 31st - June 2nd. It will offer CYCPs and other professionals an opportunity to come together, engage and explore, share expertise and experiences, and enhance knowledge regarding Child and Youth Care Practice methods and models.


Apr 30, 2017

This conference will take place June 6th in Mississauga, Ontario. It promises to be a pivotal professional development opportunity for both public health staff working on physical activity promotion, and others from relevant health, recreation and community organizations.


Apr 25, 2017

The 2017 IECER Summer Institute will bring together ECED students, ECE & IDSC professionals, and others interested in early childhood and infant development, to explore the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Recommendations as Canada begins to celebrate 150 Years. You can register by May 26th. The event will take place July 8-15th at UBC Vancouver and off-campus. 



Apr 26, 2017

The Summer Institute is an annual collaboration between the School of Early Childhood at George Brown College and the Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto. The Institute strives to offer timely information to inform research, policy and practice. This year's institute seeks to address Inequity in Canada through Early Childhood Education. The event will take place June 2nd in Toronto, Ontario.



Mar 14, 2017

Hosted by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, in partnership with the CYCC Network, the Wisdom2Action event: "Substance Abuse: Sharing Promising Practices to Engage Youth in Services to Prevent and Treat Substance Abuse” will take place March 27th from 9 am to 4:30 in Halifiax, NS at Dalhousie University. Join in sharing knowledge and learn from others about what works to address the needs of Canadian youth at risk of harm from substance use.



Mar 13, 2017

The Children and Nature Network is holding an international conference on April 18th-21st, 2017 in Vancouver, BC for inspiring keynotes, expertly-curated workshops, field trips and action labs designed to support and advance the work you do to connect children, families and communities to nature. 

Click here to learn more


Mar 10, 2017

The Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation, in partnership with The Jimmy Pratt Foundation, will be hosting the first ever Institute on Early Childhood Education in the Atlantic Provinces in Halifax this summer on August 24th and 25th.

Click here for a way to subscribe to more information on this event


Mar 7, 2017

The Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs (FRP Canada) is hosting their Biennial Conference in London, Ontario on September 25th-27th. This year's theme is the Power of Play. Early bird registration is open now until April 30th

For details, visit the event page.


Feb 14, 2017

The Best Start Resource Centre is conducting this needs assessment to help the Public Health Agency of Canada plan potential health promotion materials and strategies to increase public awareness about the importance of taking folic acid to reduce the risk of birth defects. They would like to hear from anyone whose work is related to preconception and pregnancy. The survey should take approximately 5 minutes to complete; answers will be anonymous. Surveys completed before March 10 will be entered to win a $50 gift certificate.



Feb 13, 2017

Side-by-Side: Strategies for Working with Vulnerable Fathers will bring together practitioners, service providers, researchers, and dads to discuss the things that increase vulnerability in fatherhood and lead men to be somewhat marginalized as parents, with a focus on Indigenous fathers, incarcerated fathers, domestic violence issues, young dads, and more. The conference will be hosted by Dad Central Canada in Winnipeg on March 1st & 2nd, 2017.


Feb 3, 2017

The Best Start Resource Centre is developing an online, searchable, bilingual directory of prenatal education programs in Ontario to help providers and individuals find services that meet their needs. An online survey is being used to gather information about prenatal programs.

If you would like your prenatal education programs listed in this directory, please complete this survery.