Media Releases

2017

April 25, 2017

Advocate for Children and Youth Tables 2016 Annual Report

 

2016

December 12, 2016

Advocate for Children and Youth Marks Milestone with a Call to Action

November 25, 2016

Advocate for Children and Youth Concerned About Ministry of Social Services Staffing Level in the North

November 24, 2016

Advocate for Children and Youth Supports Youth Holiday Initiative

November 18, 2016

Advocate for Children and Youth celebrates National Child Day

October 13, 2016

Advocate for Children and Youth calls for change to better identify and protect children at risk

October 13, 2016

Background information from Duty to Protect

July 21, 2016

Advocate concerned that not all children will benefit from new Canada Child Credit

June 15, 2016

Advocate for Children and Youth releases investigation of death of youth in custody

June 15, 2016

Background information from The Silent World of Jordan

May 27, 2016

Advocate responds to the release of Saskatchewan's Early Years Plan

April 27, 2016

Advocate for Children and Youth tables 2015 Annual Report

March 1, 2016

Advocate for Children and Youth comments on the release of the Provincial Poverty Reduction Strategy 

January 27, 2016

Advocate for Children and Youth urges federal action to create equal child welfare funding on reserve, and to reduce the number of Aboriginal children in care 

2015

November 19, 2015

Advocate for Children and Youth celebrates National Child Day, calls for more action to uphold children's rights

Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates issues media statement for National Child Day 

August 25, 2015

Advocate for Children and Youth responds to report on recommendations for a provincial poverty reduction strategy 

July 24, 2015

Advocate for Children and Youth responds to report to Canada's premiers on Aboriginal children in care

June 19, 2015

Advocate for Children and Youth celebrates National Aboriginal Day

June 2, 2015

Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates issues statement of reconciliation at historic Truth and Reconciliation closing event 

May 20, 2015

Advocate for Children and Youth Releases Investigation in Toddler's Death in Overcrowded Foster Home

April 30, 2015

Advocate for Children and Youth Tables 2014 Annual Report

April 20, 2015

Advocate for Children and Youth Comments on Public Inquest into Child's Death in Foster Care

March 20, 2015

Advocate for Children and Youth Supportive of New Funding for at-risk Children in 2015-16 Budget, Calls on Government to Increase Investments in Early Childhood Development

2014

November 19, 2014
Advocate for Children and Youth Celebrates 25th Anniversary of UN Convention on Rights of the Child with Walk, Social Media Campaign

Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates Urges Federal Government to Reduce Number of Aboriginal Children in Care

November 5, 2014

 Advocate for Children and Youth Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Open House November 7

October 22, 2014

Advocate for Children and Youth Commends the Provincial Government for Announcing Poverty Reduction Strategy

September 16, 2014
Advocate for Children and Youth Releases Investigation of Toddler's Death in Foster Care

May 14, 2014
Advocate for Children and Youth Releases Report into Child Death

May 6, 2014
Advocate for Children and Youth tables 2013 Annual Report

March 20, 2014
Advocate optimistic about Saskatchewan's budget,calls on Government to enhance investments with overarching poverty reduction strategy

 March 4, 2014
Advocate for Children and Youth concerned about the loss of federal funding for early intervention services for First Nations children

 January 22, 2014
Advocate for Children and Youth concerned about safety of children following deaths and injury of three children in Pelican Narrows

2013

June 20, 2013
Child Poverty -- Time for Action

May 8, 2013
Advocate for Children and Youth Lauds Development of Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Strategy

April 18, 2013
Advocate Tables 2012 Annual Report   

2012

December 7, 2012
Advocate Meets with United Nations Representative CCCYA Hosts United Nations Representative

November 20, 2012
Advocate for Children and Youth Celebrates National Child Day

September 1, 2012
The Advocate for Children and Youth Act Takes Effect

April 26, 2012
Children's Advocate Tables 2011 Annual Report

January 30, 2012
Saskatchewan Youth Collin Starblanket Part of Youth Delegation to United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child

2011

August 18, 2011
Children’s Advocate Tables Progress Report II on Foster Home Overcrowding in Saskatchewan  

July 28, 2011
Children's Advocate Encourages Province-wide Response to Critical Incident Review and Infant Safe Sleeping

May 4, 2011
Children's Advocate Tables 2010 Annual Report: Growing for Saskatchewan

March 24, 2011
Children's Advocate Says 2011 Provincial Budget Lays Out important Framework for a Better Future for Vulnerable Children, Youth and Families

2010

April 29, 2010
2009 Annual Report Tabled: Children's Advocate Celebrates Gains, But Cautions the Journey Just Begun in Truly Putting Children and Youth First in Saskatchewan

2009

December 3, 2009
2008 Annual Report Tabled: Children's Advocate Calls for Government of Saskatchewan Implementation of the Children and Youth First Principles

November 20, 2009
National Child Day — The Way Forward: Transforming ‘Paper Rights’ into ‘Lived Rights’ for Saskatchewan Children and Youth
OP/ED: Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

November 12, 2009
Children’s Advocate Tables Progress Report on Foster Home Overcrowding in Saskatchewan

February 25, 2009
Foster Home Overcrowding Report Tabled: Children's Advocate Declares Foster Home Overcrowding a Crisis in Need of Immediate Action by the Ministry of Social Services

2008

November 20, 2008
National Child Day: Putting Children and Youth First

OP/ED: Children...Our Most Precious Resource

June 26, 2008
2007 Annual Report Tabled: Saskatchewan Children's Advocate Urges Government to Take the Right Action and to Make Children and Youth a Priority

January 31, 2008
Interim Program Allows for Child and Youth Legal Representation

2007

November 20, 2007
2007 National Child Day: A Commitment to a New Generation

OP/ED: Saskatchewan's Children...From "Paper" Rights to "Lived" Rights

May 15, 2007
2006 Annual Report Tabled: Children and Youth First ... The Right Focus

2006

September 14, 2006
Oyate Safe House Reports Tabled: Children's Advocate Calls For a "Child First" Focus and a Collaborative Partnership to Support Sexually Exploited Children

May 15, 2006
2005 Annual Report Tabled

April 25, 2006
Children's Advocate Calls for Amendments to The Youth Drug Detoxification and Stabilization Act

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