November 20 is National Child Day in Canada. There are 8 million kids in Canada, and they all have something in common—their rights!
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, children and youth have demonstrated extraordinary resilience and leadership. They have been leaders within their families, schools, communities, and even at a national level.
Did you know?
This year marks the 30th anniversary of Canada’s ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
of First Nations, Métis and Inuit children – honouring
the past, acknowledging the present, and
igniting hope for the future. Check out
these great youth-led organizations that
are making a difference.
Share Your Event
Hosting an event for National Child Day? We want to hear about it! Submit your event and it will appear on our interactive map.
Show Your Support for Kids
When you buy our National Child Day T-shirt, 100% of the profits go towards Children First Canada’s programs to advocate for kids. Every child has the right to achieve their full potential!
Colouring Contest Winners!
Speaking up for Children’s Rights
How an Ottawa woman played a key role in establishing the first National Child Day in 1993.
Did You Know?
There are 4 groups of rights for children: