Board of directors
The board of directors sets the strategic direction for Children First Canada and provides guidance to the execution of the strategy and plans.
Chair of the Board
Board Director of Sick Kids Foundation, Trustee of the National Arts Centre, Co-chair of the Council for Canadian American Relations, and Former GM of Holt Renfrew Calgary.
Council of champions
The Council of Champions includes Canada's leading voices for children’s rights and wellbeing. This diverse mix of leaders from across the country speaks as a united voice for Canada’s children, working together to urgently drive action through public awareness raising, public policy influence, research and public engagement. The Council also provides guidance on the strategic direction and priorities for Children First, and act as champions for specific projects and activities that promote the wellbeing of Canada's children.
At the heart of Children First Canada are the voices of kids and we are pleased to have Youth Ambassadors who are working on the frontlines to make this a better country for all children. Our 2016-2017 Youth Ambassadors included: Sam Yacob, Hannah Ruuth and Sanaya Polobuto.
In partnership with...
Long-term, sustainable and positive change for the children requires collective action. We are uniting and leveraging Canada's leading children's charities, research institutions, corporations and community leaders to speak with a united voice for Canada's children. These are some of our dedicated partners:
We are grateful for the generous support of our founding donors who helped launch Children First Canada. Their commitment and support is helping make Canada the best place in the world for kids to grow up!
Gail B. O’Brien