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11/16/2020

November 16, 2020

Statement from the Representative re: Nunavut Court of Appeal’s reasons for decision

Dear Nunavummiut:

10/28/2020

Representative for Children and Youth releases Status of Young Nunavummiut in 2019-2020 annual report

Iqaluit, NU – As part of the Representative for Children and Youth’s (Representative) 2019-2020 annual report, efforts were made by the Representative for Children and Youth’s Office (RCYO) to provide an overview of what it means to be a young Nunavummiut, in connection to Government of Nunavut (GN) services.

07/07/2020

MEDIA RELEASE

July 7, 2020

Government of Nunavut’s proposed actions to address mental health needs of young Nunavummiut deemed “entirely unacceptable” by Representative for Children and Youth

10/09/2019
MEDIA RELEASE
For Immediate Release

 
October 10, 2019
 
New Representative for Children and Youth Appointed
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05/21/2019

Iqaluit, NU - The Representative for Children and Youth’s Office (RCYO) has completed their review of mental health services for young Nunavummiut. Today, the RCYO will release their report, Our Minds Matter: A Youth-Informed Review of Mental Health Services for Young Nunavummiut.

05/10/2019

Children’s rights in Canada were under siege in 2018. Young people who are marginalized, vulnerable and involved with government systems, saw their rights curtailed and voices silenced. It is imperative that Canadians join us to demand their governments act to advance and uphold the rights of children and youth. To not take action is to fail them.

03/19/2019

MEDIA RELEASE
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.

11/21/2018

November 20, 2018 –The Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) encourages all Canadians to participate in National Child Day activities across the country today and throughout the week.

11/19/2018

The Representative for Children and Youth’s Office (RCYO) will be celebrating National Child Day this week and encourages all Nunavummiut to do the same.

10/25/2018

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Annual Child Rights Contest Focusing on a Child’s Right to Education Launches Today

Iqaluit, NU — The fourth annual Your Story, Your Voice contest hosted by the Representative for Children and Youth’s Office (RCYO) launches today. The contest is open to all kindergarten to grade 12 classes in Nunavut schools.

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