Did you know that National Child Day is celebrated in
Non-discrimination; best interests of the child; right to survival and development; and views of the child are foundational principles that the rights in the Convention are built on. As children grow, they have more responsibility to make choices and exercise their rights.
Because Canada has ratified the Convention of the Rights of the Child, we are accountable to how our country is doing in ensuring every Canadian child is living a life reflected by these rights. Every four years
Celebrate National Child Day to acknowledge children as assets to our community and our obligation to ensure they are actively engaged in what happens in their lives. You can celebrate by learning about rights yourself and by teaching them to the children in your life.