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                          Winter 2019 LPC Newsletter available here!  

                     LANDON PEARSON CENTRE SPRING 2019 

                                              Program Available Here

                                       International Year of the Child +40:

                                    Revisiting “FOR CANADA’S CHILDREN.”

To view recordings of the event, please click links below (in 30 minute intervals):

1. https://youtu.be/g1xDMo_McM4

2. https://youtu.be/1LYF7K06n6I

3. https://youtu.be/-uDsgoavykk

4. https://youtu.be/jffmzz0-IRg

5. https://youtu.be/_oneJH2Xc9I

To read the report:

FOR CANADA’S CHILDREN available here: part1  part2

POUR LES ENFANTS DU CANADA available here: part1  part2

CRAN Celebrates 10th Anniversary!

The CHILD RIGHTS ACADEMIC NETWORK (CRAN) met on February 8-9, 2019 to discuss this year’s theme:  Children’s rights and discrimination. Click on the CRAN link for more information.


  1. Information on: Discontinuation of the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate of Ontario
  2. Canadian Journal of Children’s Rights Vol. 5, No. 1 (2018): CHILDREN’S RIGHTS AND ENVIRONMENTS:  Available here:
  3. Chief Commissioner, Canadian Human Rights Commission Keynote address at the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children’s Raise the Bar event, November 21, 2018. Available here
  4. 2019 CALL FOR PAPERS:  Canadian Journal of Children’s Rights. SPECIAL ISSUE:  Disability and Children’s Rights. See below
  5. New report:  “What Makes Shaking the Movers Unique.” Available here
  6. Gerison Lansdown receives Carleton University Honorary Doctorate at June, 2018 Convocation. Info here
  7. Child Rights Academic Network (CRAN) annual meeting takes place February 8-9, 2019.

CALL FOR PAPERS 2019:  Canadian Journal of Children’s Rights / Revue canadienne des droits des enfants

2019 Special Issue:  Disability and Children’s Rights: Reflecting on the CRC 30 Years and Beyond.

Guest Editors:  Dr. Xuan Thuy Nguyen and Dr. Claudia Mitchell 

The Canadian Journal on Children’s Rights (CJCR) invites interested contributors to submit articles to its special themed issue entitled ‘Disability and Children’s Rights: Reflecting on the CRC–30 Years and Beyond’. In marking the 30-year anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), this theme issue will focus on children with disabilities and human rights in Canada and across transnational borders. Globally, one in twenty children live with some significant disabilities–many of them a product of inadequate food, inaccessible heath care, clean water, and other basic needs that have impacts on their overall growth and well-being (UNICEF, 2013). Mass migration, enhanced border control, and aggressive policies that separate children from their parents in the United States, Australia, and across the European borders have constituted and increased children’s statelessness (Balint, 2016; Boyden & Hart, 2007; Pisani & Grech, 2017). These human conditions have deprived these children from their right to have rights (Arendt, 1968)–the rights of every individual to belong to their political communities. 

To see the call for papers visithttps://ojs.library.carleton.ca/index.php/cjcr/announcement/view/21