CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS
Depression, anxiety, and behavioural disorders are some of the most common mental health challenges children and youth face. They are major contributors to lost school days, dropping out, poverty and other negative life outcomes. In their most severe forms, they can lead to suicide, the third leading cause of death for adolescents worldwide.
Right To Play Canada Announces New Canadian Advisory Board Leadership Positions
Right To Play Canada is pleased to welcome a new Chair and two new Vice-Chairs, Indigenous Programs
Keeping children learning and mentally strong
Important new funding from the LEGO Foundation will support Right To Play’s COVID-19 response and recovery, to help ensure children continue to have access to high quality education that is safe, active, and engaging.
MASTERMIND TOYS PARTNERS WITH RIGHT TO PLAY IN SUPPORTING INDIGENOUS YOUTH
“Play is Kids’ Work.” This is the guiding philosophy of Mastermind Toys, Canada’s largest specialty toy and children’s book retailer. At Right To Play, that’s a philosophy we firmly believe in too. And it’s why we were, and continue to be, so proud to partner with Mastermind Toys this past Spring.
2020 Annual Report
2020 was a year of significant milestones and challenges, from celebrating 20 years of protecting, educating, and empowering children to rise above adversity through the power of play, to adapting to the harsh realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is our year in review.
Playing For The World
Celebrating the power of sport to unify, amplify and elicit positive change at these 2020 Tokyo Olympics. After a complicated year, the Olympic Games are finally here. And Right To Play Canada is proud to celebrate and support our amazing athlete Ambassadors competing in Tokyo. It’s been an extraordinary year, and we recognize the extraordinary efforts of our athletes to get here.
Canada’s commitment to education welcome – but investment fails to reflect growing global need
Right To Play, alongside members of the Canadian International Education Policy Working Group (CIEPWG), welcomes Prime Minister Trudeau’s commitment to tackling the global learning crisis and addressing the stalled progress for education exacerbated by COVID-19.
In the news: the importance of including residential schools in Canadian education
On June 9, 2021, Rachel Mishenene, Right To Play's Executive Director, Indigenous Programs, sat down with CBC News to discuss the importance of including the history of residential schools in Canadian education.
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