Families & the Public


  • Our Minds Matter
    Read the office’s report on mental health services for young Nunavummiut

  • Photo Credit: Christian Kimber

    Your Story, Your Voice Contest

    View winning submissions of our 2019 Your Story, Your Voice contest

  • 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.

  • Piksaliukta: Curtis Jones – Nunavunmi Aquiyunut

    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.


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.

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News

07/07/2020

MEDIA RELEASE

July 7, 2020

Government of Nunavut’s proposed actions to address mental health needs of young Nunavummiut deemed “entirely unacceptable” by Representative for Children and Youth

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Photos and Events

02/28/2020

Diana’s trip to Coral Harbour involved visits to various service providers and the Sakku school. Students seemed to enjoy participating in the Raise Your Voice: Self-Advocacy Workshop and Sila is Cold presentations. Thanks for the warm welcome and hospitality!

 

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Publications and Reports

Oct 11, 2019

The Representative for Children and Youth’s Office (RCYO) is pleased to make this submission to the Standing Committee on Legislation (Standing Committee) regarding Bill 25, An Act to Amend the Education Act and the Inuit Language Protection Act (Bill 25). This submission falls under the RCYO’s legal duty to make recommendations on child and youth-related legislation.

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