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2017 Annual Grant Lowery Lecture on C...

2017 Annual Grant Lowery Lecture on Children’s Rights
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16th Annual Grant Lowery Lecture on C...

16th Annual Grant Lowery Lecture on Children’s Rights
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DCI-Canada's Resolution Supporti...

DCI-Canada's Resolution Supporting Aboriginal children's rights in regard to child protection
Today the Board of Directors of Defence for Children International-Canada (DCI-Canada) passed the following resolution in support of Aboriginal children’s rights in regard to child protection,  and in support of the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada’s complaint to the Canadian Human Rights Commission. RES [...]

April, 2009 issue of the DCI Juvenile...

April, 2009 issue of the DCI Juvenile Justice Newsletter
The DCI International Secretariat has released the April, 2009 issue of the Juvenile Justice Newsletter. A copy can be downloaded here: Juvenile Justice Newsletter – April 2009 Issue (April, 2009) ( 1.2 MB / 11 pages) . . Ducove

On Monday, June 8, 2009, Cindy Blacks...

On Monday, June 8, 2009, Cindy Blackstock will present this year's Lowery Lecture on Children's Rights
IS THIS OUR CANADA? 10th ANNUAL LOWERY LECTURE ON CHILDREN’S RIGHTS Cindy Blackstock will focus on the rights of Aboriginal children in Canada when she delivers this year’s Lowery Lecture on Children’s Rights on Monday, June 8, 2009, in Toronto. Ms. Blackstock, the executive director of the First Nations Child and Family [...]

DCI-Canada hosts dinner to celebrate ...

DCI-Canada hosts dinner to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Girl Child Network, Zimbabwe
Florence Mudzongo (left) and Betty Makoni (right) celebrate with DCI-Canada On March 2, 2009, Defence for Children International-Canada (DCI-Canada) held a dinner to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Girl Child Network (GCN), a grassroots organization established to promote the human rights of girls in Zimbabwe. The dinner, hosted by D [...]

DCI-Canada responds to proposed legis...

DCI-Canada responds to proposed legislation to amend the Coroners Act (Ontario)
On March 12, 2009, DCI-Canada  appeared before the Ontario Legislature, Standing Committee on Justice Policy to comment on proposed legislation that will amend the Coroners Act. Bill 115, Coroners Amendment Act, 2008, was introduced in the Ontario Legislature by Hon. . Rick Bartolucci on October 23, 2008. Bill 115 is one of the Ontario [...]

Presentation by Les Horne on the Conv...

Presentation by Les Horne on the Convention on the Rights of the Child, January 17, 2009
Presentation to the 11th annual Health and Human Rights Conference, University of Toronto, January 17, 2009 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted in 1948. It is the foundation of all modern international human rights law.  It enshrined a set of basic concepts and stated emphatically that “motherhood and childhood are entitl [...]

Letter to Foreign Affairs Minister La...

Letter to Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon expressing concern about the crisis in Zimbabwe
. . December 10, 2008 Hon. Lawrence Cannon Minister of Foreign Affairs House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 0A6 Dear Minister, We are writing on behalf of the children of Zimbabwe who are screaming for help. As you know, Zimbabwe’s economy is in crisis, there are extreme food shortages and the recent outbreak of cholera is exacerbating a des [...]

DCI-Canada responds to proposed legis...

DCI-Canada responds to proposed legislation to unify the youth justice system in Ontario
On December 1, 2008, DCI-Canada appeared before the Ontario Legislature, Standing Committee on Social Policy to comment on proposed legislation that will unify the youth justice system in Ontario. Bill 103, Child and Family Services Statute Law  Amendment Act, 2008 was introduced in the Ontario Legislature on September 29, 2008. Our submissi [...]

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