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Join us in Ottawa for National Child Day!

  • National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street Ottawa Canada (map)

Children First Canada invites you to join us in Ottawa to celebrate National Child Day!

This year National Child Day marks a special milestone: the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child! On the heels of a federal election, Canada will also have a new government in place, making it a timely occasion to discuss the unfinished business of children's rights in Canada and the urgent need for action. 

We will be holding a forum for children and youth to learn about their rights and the Canadian Children's Charter, and involve them in closing the gap between the promises made and the realities they experience in their daily lives. 

We will also be convening a forum for adult leaders of the federal government and Canada's leading charities, hospitals, research institutes and major corporations that invest in kids, to take stock of the current challenges and create a plan of action. 

While this national forum is taking place in Ottawa, satellite events will be happening across the country. You'll get the chance to hear from children and adults from coast to coast to coast, and be a part of a national conversation on what it will take to make Canada the best place in the world for kids to grow up.

Details on the speakers and agenda will be announced soon!

Location:       National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

Date & Time: November 20, 2019, 8:30am - 4:30pm 


Book your ticket today and take advantage of the early bird pricing! Ticket prices will increase after June 28th.

For more info, please contact:  

NOTE FOR CHILDREN/YOUTH: If the ticket price is a barrier to your participation, please contact us as a limited number of free tickets is available thanks to our generous sponsors.

Children First Canada wishes to thank TELUS for sponsoring National Child Day!