Families & the Public


  • 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.

  • Photo Credit: Christian Kimber

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    Our Your Story, Your Voice Contest celebrates National Child Day on November 20.

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Welcome!

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.

Explore our website to learn more about young people’s rights and our office’s work.

Our office is looking for youth advisors.

Photo Credit: Heiner Kubny – Nunavut Tourism

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11/18/2016

Nunavut’s Representative for Children and Youth will honour National Child Day this year by participating in the Legislative Assembly’s Biennial Youth Parliament. National Child Day is marked every year on November 20 to recognize the ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Canada signing the international treaty.

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Photos and Events

07/19/2017
The Representative for Children and Youth, Sherry McNeil-Mulak along with the Advocacy Specialist, Andrew Nunez, visited the communities of Pangnirtung and Qikqiqtarjuaq from March 27- April 1, 2017. During the visits, Sherry and Andrew had an opportunity to meet with key community service providers such as hamlet employees, teachers, school principals, health and mental health care workers, social workers and RCMP officers.

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