Children and youth


April 25: Your Privacy Rights

Information provided by Toronto Public Library: In Canada, the right to privacy is rooted in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Charter does not specifically mention privacy or the protection of personal information....


Indigenous, Black children over-represented in foster care and group homes, inquiry says

Indigenous and Black children are over-represented in foster care and group homes overseen by children's aid societies across the province, an Ontario Human Rights Commission inquiry confirms.



Youth-Police Dialogues: A chat with Ontario Justice Education Network

From a PLE Learning Exchange Ontario blogpost: Guest author Michelle Thompson joins us today to share an interview she conducted about an innovative project that brings police and marginalized youth together.



Most Canadians killed in police encounters since 2000 had mental health or substance abuse issues

More than 460 people have died in encounters with police across Canada since the year 2000, and a substantial majority suffered from mental health problems or symptoms of drug abuse, a CBC News investigation has found.

No government agency...


April 11: Global Classroom Live Event - Human Trafficking Globally & Locally

Information from the Victim Justice Network: Please join us for an upcoming collaborative discussion on Human Trafficking. This Global Classroom event, co-hosted by the Victim Justice Network will take place on Wednesday, April...


Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily newspaper published Sydney, Australia.


Standardized tests could soon be more fair to northwestern Ontario students

Standardized tests in Ontario's publicly-funded schools could soon be more reflective of northwestern Ontario realities.  

Officials from Ontario's Education Quality and Accountability Office will be touring...


Teen gets three-year sentence in 'devastating' foster home fire that killed two people

An Indigenous youth with severe mental health challenges has received the maximum three-year sentence for setting a fire that killed two people in a Lindsay-area foster home.

The sentence was...


TTC board approves significant discount for post-secondary students

The TTC board has approved a significant discount for post-secondary students in Toronto.

The board met on Tuesday to discuss a staff report that recommended the creation of a "U-Pass," which would allow students at participating universities...


Almost 400 students suspended in Windsor-Essex over incomplete immunization records

More than 380 students born in 2000 and 2001 have been suspended because of incomplete immunization records.

The 388 Grade 11 and 12 students have been suspended for up to 20 days.

The suspensions are part of the...

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