NOVEMBER 19, 2021

On National Child Day, CCCYA urges Canadians to call on government to safeguard the rights of children and youth. The need to protect children and youth from physical violence in what are most often private settings, as permitted by section 43, becomes even more urgent considering the persistence of the COVID 19 pandemic, the increased stress it has imposed on families, the self-isolation measures it has required, and the increase in violence against children that have resulted from these conditions.

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