Families & the Public


  • Our Vision: All children and youth in Nunavut know their potential, value their identity and feel supported and empowered to express their views in matters that affect them.

  • Photo Credit: Curtis Jones – Nunavut Tourism

    Our Mission: We are an independent child and youth advocacy office that ensures the Government of Nunavut supports and protects the rights and interests of young Nunavummiut.

  • Photo Credit: Christian Kimber

    Your Story, Your Voice Contest

    The 2017 Your Story, Your Voice Contest is now closed

    Check out this year’s winners!

Welcome!

Families, communities and front-line workers play important roles in supporting Nunavut’s children and youth. Our office values these relationships. We recognize that working together will help young Nunavummiut thrive.

Explore our website to learn more about young people’s rights and our office’s work.

Our office is looking for youth advisors.

Photo Credit: Heiner Kubny – Nunavut Tourism

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11/20/2017

The Representative for Children and Youth is pleased to announce the 2017 winners of the annual Your Story, Your Voice Contest.

The contest helps to raise awareness of child rights and marks National Child Day, which is celebrated every year on November 20th. The theme for this year’s contest was “the right to play” and school classes across the territory were invited to participate. Classes were asked to submit murals that reflected this year’s theme.

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Photos and Events

10/12/2017
Nancy, one of our systemic investigators, recently came back from meeting young people and service providers in Naujaat. Here is what she had to say about her trip:

After three different attempts to get to Naujaat, I was the lucky RCYO staff member who managed to land in this beautiful community.

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