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Thank You Campbell River Foundation

Posted: June 9th, 2019

This April the Campbell River Community Foundation demonstrated, again, their commitment to supporting a vibrant, healthy Campbell River.  The Foundation awarded $76,290.00 to a wide variety of community enhancing projects. The Campbell River Family Network coalition is grateful and excited...more

Why are books important for babies?

Posted: May 16th, 2019

Because research on infant brain development tells us that a child's experience in the first three years of life directly impacts later development and learning.  The baby's genetic heritage is important but equally important are the baby's surroundings, care, stimulation, and teaching. ...more

Launch Breakfast of the Children's Charter

Posted: November 23rd, 2016

More photos from the launch of the Children's Charter on November 15. ...more

"My Voice Matters" Children's Conference

Posted: November 6th, 2015

On Friday October 16, 2015 60 children from across the community gathered to share their voices on what a healthy, safe community for children in Campbell River looks like. Here is a glimpse of what the day looked like.The Action Committee Team wanted the Children to truly experience a Conference...more

“Together We Raise Tomorrow”

Posted: June 29th, 2015

Together we raise tomorrow is the slogan Alberta used in creating their provincial charter.  It is so fitting for the work being done in Campbell River on building a Children’s Charter.  What we do today effects the long term outcome of tomorrow.  The charter will ensure Campbell River and Area...more

I am a child

Posted: June 4th, 2015

“We need our rights to be respected now – today – because it is right now – today – that we are children.” – Aurelia Fronty (I Have the Right to be a Child) Children’s rights recognizes that children require special protection since they are more vulnerable than adults.  The United Nations...more

Golden Opportunity for Child Care - City Hall Rally

Posted: May 26th, 2015

Last night, Monday May 25, Early Childhood Educators, gathered at City Hall in Campbell River with their children, partners, friends, parents and anyone else who was urged to be there. They took hold of a golden opportunity to show our local government that a plan is needed that addresses the...more

Child Care and Early Learning Critical to Healthy Development

Posted: May 21st, 2015

Child care and early education is a critical component to a healthy British Columbian society, and it is currently in crisis and needs public commitment and political will to address it.  The $10 Plan is a 10 year strategy to do this.WHAT ABOUT THE COST?On February 17, 2015, Finance Minister Mike...more

I Have the Right to be a Child

Posted: May 19th, 2015

Throughout the month of May children in Campbell River and Area are being asked at different centres, programs and classrooms across the community; What does a child need to be happy?  What does a child need to feel safe?  and What does a child need to have to be healthy and to grow?Family Place...more

Progress of the CR Children's Charter

Posted: May 6th, 2015

 “Children and youth are our most precious resource. They are the life and future of our society.  Every child deserves to be loved, nurtured and given the care they need to grow up healthy in all ways: emotionally, spiritually and physically.” ~ Barbara Fitzgerald M.D. FRCP(C) Clinical Associate...more
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