Media Advisory: Children First Canada Calls on Government to Establish Commissioner for Children and Youth

Media Advisory: Children First Canada Calls on Government to Establish Commissioner for Children and Youth

Media Advisory:

TORONTO, February 23, 2017 – A new non-profit, Children First Canada, is urging the federal government to appoint a Commissioner for Children and Youth to help drive measurable change on critical issues, including children’s health and safety, and reducing child poverty in Canada

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Children First Canada Founder Sara Austin Recognized by WXN as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women for Third Straight Year

Children First Canada Founder Sara Austin Recognized by WXN as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women for Third Straight Year

Children First Canada founder Sara L. Austin has been recognized as a 2016 Women’s Executive Network (WXN) Top 100 award winner for the third year in a row. The Top 100 Award recognizes women who have made strong contributions to their organizations, their fields of endeavour and their communities.

Sara was chosen as a winner of the KPMG Professionals Award for her accomplishments as a passionate champion for women and children, and as an established senior leader with nearly 20 years of experience in the non-profit/charitable sector.

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