Canada

International Society for Child Indicators (ISCI)28 Jun 2017
Location: 
Montreal, Canada

The International Society for Child Indicators (ISCI) is hosting its 6th Conference, entitled “Children in a World of Opportunities: Innovations in Research, Policy and Practice.”  The event will take place on June 28-30, 2017 in Montreal, Canada.

Resilience Research Centre14 Jun 2017
Location: 
Cape Town, South Africa

RRC will be holding Pathways to Resilience IV in Cape Town, South Africa on June 14-16, 2017.

Kristin Annable - CBC News31 Mar 2017

Manitoba's families minister admits money from children's special allowance has been redirected to the provincial government's general revenue.

Amitha Kalaichandran, The Canadian Press - rdnewsnow16 Mar 2017

The political situation in the U.S. drives unaccompanied minors across the border to Canada where their futures are uncertain.

Elise Gould, Jessica Schieder - Economic Policy Institute 7 Mar 2017

This blog article from the Economic Policy Institute notes that policy makers ignore legislation that could make it easier for women to balance work and home obligations.

Tonito Espisito, Martin Chabot, David W. Rothwell, Nico Tocme, Ashleigh Delaye - Children and Youth Services Review1 Jan 2017

In examining to what extent poverty reduction policies and family support services mitigate the risk factors associated with out-of-home placement, this study found that absolute poverty influences a child’s risk factors for out of home placement.

Moira Donovan - CBC News7 Nov 2016

Nova Scotia will be the only province that does not allow birth mothers and adult adopted children to obtain information about one another. 

Shanifa Nasser - CBC New Toronto4 Nov 2016

New Canadian child welfare law allows children to have a say in their care.

Dufour, Sarah; Lavergne, Chantal; Gaudet, Judith; Couture, Dominique -- Canadian Psychology/Psychologie Canadienne1 Nov 2016

This study underscores the fact that visible minority families receiving child protective services are a far from homogeneous group and that there are a number of effective methods that can be used with them.

Barbara Lee, Esme Fuller-Thomson, Nico Trocme, Barbara Fallon, and Tara Black -- Children and Youth Services Review1 Nov 2016

This study used the 2008 Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect data to determine the representation of child maltreatment investigations for Asian-Canadian versus White-Canad

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