Photos and Events


02/03/2018
This was David’s first solo community visit as an Intern. The visit occurred during a cold snap which meant there weren’t many children around outside. However, everyone David did meet was curious about the work of the RCYO.
02/03/2018
Colby was greeted at the schools with open arms by staff that he has worked closely with since his last visit. The relationships formed in Kugluktuk have allowed our office and those working in the community to advocate for many children and youth here.
Impressive display of children’s rights and responsibilities at the Quqshuun Ilihakvik Elementary School in Gjoa Haven!
02/03/2018
Impressive display of children’s rights and responsibilities at the Quqshuun Ilihakvik Elementary School in Gjoa Haven!
The RCYO was happy to see that the mobile classrooms were up and running when we ran self-advocacy workshops for Cape Dorset high school students in September 2017.
02/03/2018
The RCYO was happy to see that the mobile classrooms were up and running when we ran self-advocacy workshops for Cape Dorset high school students in September 2017.
A view of the floe edge from Hall Beach. With school over for the summer, many community members were out on the land enjoying the Arctic spring
02/03/2018
A view of the floe edge from Hall Beach. With school over for the summer, many community members were out on the land enjoying the Arctic spring
Igloolik community tapestry on display at the Ataguttaaluk High School in June 2017. The RCYO spent time meeting with a variety of child and youth service providers.
02/03/2018
Igloolik community tapestry on display at the Ataguttaaluk High School in June 2017. The RCYO spent time meeting with a variety of child and youth service providers.
“Raise Your Voice” Self-Advocacy Workshop participants in Coral Harbour
02/03/2018
“Raise Your Voice” Self-Advocacy Workshop participants in Coral Harbour
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.

07/19/2017
The Representative for Children and Youth, Sherry McNeil-Mulak along with the Advocacy Specialist, Andrew Nunez, visited the communities of Pangnirtung and Qikqiqtarjuaq from March 27- April 1, 2017. During the visits, Sherry and Andrew had an opportunity to meet with key community service providers such as hamlet employees, teachers, school principals, health and mental health care workers, social workers and RCMP officers.
07/19/2017
Colby O’Donnell, youth advocacy specialist for the Representative for Children and Youth’s Office (RCYO), arrived in Arctic Bay in March 2017, where he had the opportunity to meet with many wonderful people, including some of the health care professionals that have been long standing community members for well over a decade. Their experience and knowledge of the community guided Colby’s interactions with the children and youth during his visit.

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