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CHILDREN FIRST CANADA | LES ENFANTS D'ABORD CANADA
Catalytic Investments in Kids: Reversing the Impacts of COVID-19; REGISTER NOW!

You're Invited!

On June 7 at 12 p.m. ET, Children First Canada (CFC) is pleased to host a special high-level event to catalyze investments in children and youth in collaboration with the Coalition for a Better Future. The event aims to mobilize public and private sector resources to reverse the damaging impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on kids. 

When kids thrive, Canadians thrive.

Children and youth are Canada's most valuable natural resource. There is overwhelming evidence that investing in young people can yield great economic returns, benefiting all Canadians. Yet one-third do not enjoy a safe and healthy childhood, one in five lives in poverty, and suicide remains a leading cause of death for children aged 10 to 14.

The kids are not alright.

As Canada rebuilds from the pandemic, there is an urgent need to make big, bold investments in our youngest citizens. This requires the leadership of all Canadians – including parents and grandparents, policy makers, the private sector, doctors, teachers and kids themselves. 

Join us for this critical conversation that will unite corporate executives, federal officials and civil society leaders to drive systemic change.

Date: Tuesday, June 7
Time: 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Learn More: Catalytic Investments in Kids

Together, we can make Canada the best place in the world for kids to grow up!© 

 
REGISTER NOW

Featured Speakers

Sara Austin

Sara Austin

Founder & CEO, Children First Canada

Elder Claudette Commanda

Elder Claudette Commanda

Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation, QC

Ashif Mawji

Ashif Mawji

Managing Director of ScaleGood Fund LP, and Board Chair of the TELUS Friendly Future Foundation and Edmonton Police Foundation

Alex Munter

Alex Munter

President & CEO, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and Ottawa Children's Treatment Centre, and member of CFC's Council of Champions

Gail O'Brien

Gail O'Brien

Trustee of the National Arts Centre, Co-Chair of the Council for Canadian American Relations, and Chair of CFC's Board of Directors

Hon. Lisa Raitt

Hon. Lisa Raitt

Vice-Chair of Global Investment Banking at CIBC, and Co-Chair of the Coalition for a Better Future

Megane Jacques & Simi Sahota

Mégane Jacques & Simi Sahota

Members of CFC's Youth Advisory Council & Young Canadians' Parliament

Bobbie Racette

Bobbie Racette

Founder & CEO of Virtual Gurus, one of 50 Changemakers by the Report on Business, and Startup Canada’s Indigenous Entrepreneur of the Year

Kathleen Taylor

Kathleen Taylor

Board Chair of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), member of the Board of Trustees for SickKids, and member of CFC’s Council of Champions

Additional speakers will be announced soon!

REGISTER TODAY and invite a friend to join you!

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