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The Representative for Children and Youth is pleased to announce the winners of the office’s 2015 Your Story, Your Voice Contest. The 2015 contest was launched on National Child Day, November 20, 2015, and the theme for the inaugural writing contest was “the right to culture.” Entries ranged from artwork with personal statements on the right to culture to short essays. Three individual winners and one classroom participation winner were chosen by an RCY office panel from submissions from children and youth across Nunavut.

May 5, 2016 (TORONTO) - The eleven members of the Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) speak out in support of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) 65th Annual Mental Health Week (May 2 to 8, 2016).

The members of the CCCYA recognize the strength and courage of those children and youth across the country facing mental health challenges. We hear from them every day and we know of the struggles they face.


Sherry McNeil-Mulak, the Representative for Children and Youth and Christa Kunuk, one of our child and youth advocacy specialists, will be in Cape Dorset from Tuesday March 29 to Friday, April 1st.

Sherry and Christa are looking forward to meeting students, the youth committee and local service providers! They also look forward to meeting members of the community and will be at the Co-op Store Tuesday, March 29 at 3pm. They want to hear right from children, youth, and families about issues that matter to the children and youth of Cape Dorset!