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Advocate releases State of the Child report

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate has released its annual State of the Child report. It was presented as part of the 11th International Summer Course on the Rights of the Child, which is being held this week at the Université de Moncton.

Advocate’s report urges that voices of children in care be reflected in child protection reform legislation

A second of two reports on New Brunswick’s child welfare system found some progress, identified deficiencies in information gathering and noted a lack of recognition of the rights of children in care.

Child and Youth Advocate files an analysis of new child protection legislation

Child, Youth, and Seniors’ Advocate Kelly Lamrock delivered his review of proposed new child protection legislation to members of the legislative assembly on Monday, May 30, and made it public today.

Advocate calls for law reform, better protection of children’s rights in province’s child welfare system

New Brunswick must act with more urgency to protect children at risk of harm, according to a new report released today by the Office of the Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate.

Advocate issues recommendations regarding COVID-19 restrictions in schools

The Office of the Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate has completed an inquiry into the decision to lift certain COVID-19 restrictions in New Brunswick schools under the authority of Section 13(1) of the Child, Youth and Senior Advocate Act. In a report filed today with the legislative assembly, the advocate ...

Seniors’ Advocate’s first investigative report dealing with a man’s final days in long-term care

The New Brunswick Seniors’ Advocate released his first investigative report today, entitled: He Deserved Better-One Man’s Final Days in Long-Term Care.

Release of Child Rights Indicator Framework

As part of Child Rights Education Week, and leading up to World Children’s Day and National Child Day on Nov. 20, the Office of the Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate has released its Child Rights Indicator Framework.

Youth Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Services Report

The Office of the Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate has released its final report on youth suicide prevention and mental health services, entitled The Best We Have To Offer.

First Nations Advisory Council report to the Youth Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Services Review

The First Nations Advisory Council to the Child and Youth Advocate’s Youth Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Services Review has released a report entitled No Child Left Behind (Katop Wasis Sesomiw Nokalawin (Wolastoqey) / Mo Nagelameg Neoteetjit Mitjoaatjitj (Mi’gmaq)).

Launch of Interim Recommendations Report for the Youth Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Services Review

The Child, Youth, and Seniors’ Advocate publicly disclosed the Interim Recommendations Report for the Youth Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Services Review today.

Launch of online survey and provincial consultation tour for the Youth Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Services Review

The New Brunswick Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate launched an online survey and released dates for the provincial consultation tour today, to seek additional public input for the Youth Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Services Review.

Members of the advisory councils appointed for the Youth Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Services Review

The Child, Youth, and Seniors’ Advocate appointed the members of the Advisory Councils for the Youth Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Services Review and launched new information gathering tools today.

Launch of State of the Child Report

On World Children’s Day, National Child Day and as part of the Child Rights Education Week, the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released its annual State of the Child Report today. The launch occurred during a virtual workshop offered as part of the ninth edition of the International ...

Child rights awareness in education reform

The Office of the Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate has publicly released its response to the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development’s proposed education reform Green Paper. The advocate’s submission is titled Defending Child Rights in Schools and through Education. The release is being published during Child Rights Education ...

International Day of Older Persons

The Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate is marking the 30th anniversary of the United Nations’ International Day of Older Persons on Oct. 1 by striving to create greater awareness and appreciation for the rights and well-being of New Brunswick’s aging population.

Child, youth and seniors’ advocate maintains operations through virtual office

The Office of the Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate is advising people that it continues to serve the public by telephone and email during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Advocate releases State of the Child Report

The Office of the Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate released its 11th State of the Child Report today at an annual breakfast fundraiser hosted by NB Champions for Child Rights Inc.

Advocate releases Behind Closed Doors report

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate has released a report entitled Behind Closed Doors: A Story of Neglect.

Advocate releases State of the Child Report

As part of the Child Rights Education Week, the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released its 10th State of the Child Report today at an annual breakfast fundraiser hosted by NB Champions for Child Rights Inc.

Report on the rights of newcomer and refugee children

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate, in collaboration with the youth group East Coast Shaking the Movers, issued a report at the legislative assembly on Oct. 10 entitled Defending Child Rights for Refugees and Newcomers.

Greater transparency in reporting on child deaths

A new process aims to increase transparency in reviewing and reporting child deaths.

Advocate releases State of the Child Report

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released its ninth annual State of the Child Report today at a breakfast fundraiser for NB Champions for Child Rights Inc.

Child Rights Education Week

Nov. 20-26 is Child Rights Education Week, a time to celebrate, promote and advocate for the rights of children.

Advocate releases State of the Child Report

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released its eighth annual State of the Child Report today at a breakfast for government members and senior civil servants in Fredericton.

Child Rights Education Week

Children, young people, schools, community organizations, families and the government are invited to promote and protect the rights of children during Child Rights Education Week, which starts today and lasts until Nov. 20, the anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.