Families & the Public


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

  • Photo Credit: Christian Kimber

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  • 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

11/16/2020

November 16, 2020

Statement from the Representative re: Nunavut Court of Appeal’s reasons for decision

Dear Nunavummiut:

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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

Sep 18, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE
September 22, 2020

Representative for Children and Youth releases Status of Young Nunavummiut in 2019-2020 annual report

Iqaluit, NU – As part of the Representative for Children and Youth’s (Representative) 2019-2020 annual report, efforts were made by the Representative for Children and Youth’s Office (RCYO) to provide an overview of what it means to be a young Nunavummiut, in connection to Government of Nunavut (GN) services.

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