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Bullying & Cyberbullying


Child & Youth Justice


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Child & Youth Poverty


Children in Care


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Early Childhood Education and Care


Economic Downturn


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Middle Childhood


NACY e-Digests – The voice for child & youth issues in Canada




National Children’s Alliance


Organizations in Transformation Series

Resources & Tools

  • Accessibility Standards for Customer Service (Ontario) – All nonprofits in Ontario that have one or more employee (even if they are part-time) must comply with the Standard by January 1, 2012
  • CharityFocus – the premier tool for finding information about the 85,000 registered charities in Canada.
  • Child Care Resource for Canadian Parents.
  • Community Data Program – a gateway for community networks of municipalities and voluntary sector organizations to access customized data from national statistical agencies in order to monitor and report on local social economic trends.
  • Koodonation – microvolunteering gives web savvy Canadians the opportunity to help Canadian not-for-profit organizations, right from their computer, in as little as 15 minutes.
  • – a website launched by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection that provides vital information and assistance to parents of missing children and also a resource for law enforcement agencies across Canada.
  • Nonprofit Newswire – sign up and receive daily emails on the latest sector news stories.
  • Occupational Standards Checklists – a tool that uses a checklist format that allows ECEs and administrators to evaluate themselves on their tasks and reflect on their skills, knowledge and abilities (Child Care Human Resources Sector Council, 2011)
  • Standards Program – offers accreditation to charities and nonprofits that can demonstrate excellence in five key areas: board governance, financial accountability and transparency, ethical fundraising, staff management, and volunteer involvement.
  • SuperSearch – a one-stop solution to search for useful information and resources on issues that impact (or are relevant to) the child & youth sector specifically and the nonprofit world in general.
  • – a best practice for sharing information, engaging in discussion and moving mental health in schools forward together.


Rights of the Child


Romanow Commission


Sector Monitor Report


Social Infrastructure


Social Union Framework Agreement


Third Party Monitoring


Youth Issues


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