Families & the Public

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    Your Story, Your Voice Contest

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  • Our Vision: All children and youth in Nunavut know their potential, value their identity and feel supported and empowered to express their views in matters that affect them.

  • Photo Credit: Curtis Jones – Nunavut Tourism

    Our Mission: We are an independent child and youth advocacy office that ensures the Government of Nunavut supports and protects the rights and interests of young Nunavummiut.


Families, communities and front-line workers play important roles in supporting Nunavut’s children and youth. Our office values these relationships. We recognize that working together will help young Nunavummiut thrive.

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For Immediate Release

Child Rights and Self-Advocacy book now available in Nunavut classrooms

Iqaluit, NU - The Representative for Children and Youth Office (RCYO) is pleased to announce the publication of Mosesie Speaks Up, the first book in RCYO’s Tamatta Pijunnautiqaqtugut Reading Series. The book, created in collaboration with the Department of Education and Inhabit Education, was developed to support Grade 3 reading levels in Uqalimaariuqsaniq, the Department of Education’s guided reading program.

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When in Resolute and Arctic Bay, David delivered several Raise Your Voice: Self-Advocacy Workshops with youth and would like to thank everyone who attended. One of the highlights for David was meeting many young people who were curious and happy to speak with him about our office.


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