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The Health of Canada's Children and Youth

The CICH Profile evaluates and summarizes data on the health and well-being of Canadian children and youth through graphs, tables and commentaries covering a broad range of health indicators.

The Canadian Institute of Child Health

The Canadian Institute of Child Health (CICH) is a national non-profit organization, founded in 1977 to promote the health and well-being of all children and youth in Canada. CICH has published three hard copy editions of The Profile and is the lead coordinating organization of this on-line version.

Featured Data 2.2.21 Percent of employees working 50+hours/week and 35-39 hours/week

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American Academy of Pediatrics links global warming to the health of children

Posted under In the News Resources and Publications on 6/11/15

“Climate change poses a threat to human health and safety, but children are uniquely vulnerable. Failure to take prompt, substantive action would be an act of injustice to all children.”

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