The Impact Of Covid-19 And Threats To Childhood In Canada

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Canada has approximately 8 million children, according to a report from Children First Canada:

  • 1/3 children in Canada do not enjoy a safe and healthy childhood,
  • 1/5 children lives in poverty and sometimes goes to bed or school on an empty stomach
  • 1/3 Canadians have experienced some form of abuse before their 15th birthday.

The COVID-19 pandemic has made these harsh numbers even worse. Children and their families are now faced with unprecedented challenges. The Raising Canada 2020 report raises awareness to the top 10 threats facing children in Canada today and the effects of COVID-19. You can download the complete .pdf by clicking here!