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National Child Day

Take an Active Role in National Child Day

National Child Day is celebrated on November 20th each year. The date marks the occasion when Canada adopted the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)This link will take you to another Web site (external site) , spelling out the basic human rights for children and youth.

This website provides information and resources about National Child Day and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child to help promote awareness of rights and ways to celebrate National Child Day. You'll find:

Get started today by downloading your National Child Day information kit. It includes a guide to help you plan your activities in advance of this important day and to help you promote children's rights throughout the year.

Learn more - take the National Child Day online quiz for adults!