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Health Behaviour in School-aged Children: Trends Report 1990-2010

Posted under Resources and Publications on 29/8/14

The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study produces valuable data on the health behaviours and attitudes of Canadian students from 11 to 15 years of age. Undertaken at various time points between 1990 and 2010, it offers important information on trends in health behaviours.

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The Conference Board of Canada report: School-Based Meal Programs Need to Be Available to All Canadi

Posted under Resources and Publications on 8/8/14

“Canada is the only G8 country without a national program

Ottawa, August 27, 2013 – All schools in all provinces and territories should provide meal programs to help their students alleviate hunger and poor nutrition and to support their performance at school, The Conference Board of Canada recommends in a new report from its Centre for Food in Canada.” (Conference Board of Canada)

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Child Poverty - International Comparisons

Posted under Resources and Publications on 8/8/14

Overall, Canada only receives a ‘C’ grade for its level of childhood poverty, and ranks 15th our of 17 countries.

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Just released! The Genetics and Paediatric Health Profile Module!

Posted under Resources and Publications on 10/6/14

View our new Profile Module, completed through our partnership with McGill University, the University of Manitoba, and the Winnipeg Health Region.

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Canada receives a D- in 2014 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

Posted under Resources and Publications on 20/5/14

Canada is one of 15 countries who released a 2014 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth this May. Canada’s overall physical activity score, a D-, is at the bottom of the pack.
Canada’s best grade, a B+, was in the Community & the Built Environment category, and its lowest, a D, was in the Active Transportation category.

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Where you live matters: Canadian views on health care quality, a Health Council of Canada report

Posted under Resources and Publications on 30/1/14

Based on results from the 2013 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey of the General Public, this report summarizes Canadians’ perceptions of and experiences with the health care system. Interprovincial comparisons are made, and international comparisons are made between Canada and 10 other high-income countries. See how Canada the provinces are doing in the areas of access to care, coordination and integration of care, patient safety, preventive care, overall views of the health care system, and Canadians’ health status.

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Are we doing enough? A 2012 CPS report on Canadian public policy and child and youth health

Posted under Resources and Publications on 30/1/14

This report assesses progress made country-wide on key indicators of child and youth health in the areas of disease prevention, health promotion, injury prevention, and the best interests of children and youth. It also makes recommendations about steps that can be taken to further improve the outcomes for children and youth.

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A great OPEN ACCESS journal: the International Journal of Child and Adolescent Resilience (IJCAR)

Posted under Resources and Publications on 14/1/14

Looking for some great articles on child and adolescent resilience! Check this great open-access journal for a great selection of interesting articles.

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The 2013 New Brunswick State of the Child Report and Children’s Right and Well-Being Framework

Posted under Resources and Publications on 10/1/14

The 2013 report focuses on Article 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - the right for protection from all forms of violence. The report also provides information on many indicators pertaining to the health, well-being, and rights of children and youth in New Brunswick. This document provides a great overview of the state of children in New Brunswick and provides a wonderful rights and well-being framework that could be helpful to many groups and communities.

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Toward a World Free from Violence

Posted under Resources and Publications on 6/1/14

Children around the world deserve to live lives free of violence and to grow up in a safe environment that will help them reach their full potential. This report shows and discusses results from the Global Survey on Violence Against Children, examines the state of violence against children throughout the world, and reports on the steps being taken to protect children from violence.

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