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  • Remembering and celebrating Dr. Peter H. Bryce
    August 19, 2015

    On August 16, the Caring Society, Truth and Reconciliation Commissioner Marie Wilson, members of the Bryce family and other friends and supporters gathered at Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Peter H. Bryce. 

    The Ottawa Citizen previewed the event in this article.

    And in this video, APTN National News speaks with Dr. Peter Bryce's grandson, Andy Bryce and Caring Society Executive Director Dr. Cindy Blackstock.  

  • First Nations of Quebec and Labrador sign Declaration on Rights of First Nations Children
    August 11, 2015

    On June 10, 2015, chiefs from across Quebec and Labrador signed a Declaration on the Rights of First Nations Children. The declaration proclaims First Nations children's rights to grow up safely, be healthy, get a good education, learn their languages and be proud of their cultures.

  • Call for nominations! Peter Henderson Bryce Award for Health Professionals
    July 14, 2015

    Nominations for health professionals who courageously advocate for the safety, health or well- being of Inuit, Métis and First Nations children and youth are now being accepted until October 16, 2015. Click here to learn more about Peter Henderson Bryce, the Award, and past winners. 

  • Now available online!
    October 31, 2014
  • Tribunal Room Layout
    Plan to witness Final Arguments in person?
    September 12, 2014

    Going to a brand new space can sometimes be confusing, so click here for the Tribunal room layout to help plan your visit, whether you're coming on your own, in a group or with a class! 

    If you would like to attend as a class, please contact Brittany Martell or Andrea Auger for more information and advice. 

  • Child-friendly information sheet on First Nation Child Welfare Complaint
    July 17, 2014

    A new child and youth resource on the First Nations child welfare complaint at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal with information on how young people can get involved.

    Learn more at www.fnwitness.ca

  • Shannen's Dream
    Shannen's Dream in action!
    July 04, 2014

    Looking for ideas on how to put learning into action? Check out this amazing presentation made by students from St. Augustine CES on Shannen's Dream and their involvement in Our Dreams Matter Too. 

    View the presentation

  • Inside Halton: "Letter-writing campaign and walk raises awareness about Aboriginal children's rights in Oakville"
    June 20, 2014

    Click here to check out the article on the 2014 Our Dreams Matter Too event that took place in Oakville. 

  • Shannen's Dream in action!
    March 25, 2014

    What can you do to make a difference? Get inspired by this amazing graphic showcasing the multi-year journey of teacher Danielle Fontaine and her students in support of Shannen's Dream!

    Download the chart

  • P.H. Bryce Award for Children and Youth - Winners Announced!
    March 07, 2014

    The P.H. Bryce Award Committee would like to congratulate Bethany R. and the Shannen’s Dream Club at Pierre Elliot Trudeau School on receiving the 2014 P.H. Bryce Award for children and youth. 

    There were many strong applicants from across the country and the Award Committee felt every nominee was deserving of an award and recognition. Honourable mentions include Julia and Emma M. of Books With No Bounds, Natasha G. and Britanny H., and Noah A. Click here to learn more.

    Photo: Andrew Bryce, great grandson of Dr. PH Bryce, presents the awards at Have a Heart Day 2014

  • Call for Nominations: Peter Henderson Bryce Award for Children and Youth
    November 08, 2013

    The award recognizes children and youth who, individually or in groups, advocate for the safety, health or well-being of First Nations, Métis and Inuit children and youth.

    Deadline extended! Nominations now due December 15, 2013.

  • Governments Have Failed Indigenous Children
    June 04, 2013

    Read the ProBono Australia news article about Dr. Blackstock's presentation at the fifth Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) National Conference in Cairns, Australia.

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