Media Information

With members at the local, provincial / territorial and national level, in all provinces and territories, CWLC offers a unique perspective on issues concerning all Canadians: vulnerable children, youth and families. CWLC has spokespersons available on a variety of topics, including:
  • child and youth maltreatment (abuse and neglect);
  • child and youth mental health;
  • child and youth rights;
  • Section 43 of the Criminal Code;
  • foster families and the recruitment of foster parents
  • youth justice and the Youth Justice Criminal Act;
  • age of protection;
  • UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
  • youth in care transitioning out the of the government care systems;
  • and intersectoral collaborations for the protection of children and youth.
All interview requests and media inquiries can be directed to: