As children across the country try to adjust to a different type of school year than they’ve ever experienced, they might not be set up for success.
Earlier this month, UNICEF ranked 38 wealthy countries on child and youth wellbeing, with Canada sitting in the 30th spot. “Despite an overall trend of rising economic wealth in Canada, many aspects of children’s lives are not improving. In fact, Canada is among a handful of rich countries with the best conditions for growing up, but the poorest outcomes for children,” writes David Morley, president and CEO of UNICEF Canada, in the report.
Earlier this month, UNICEF ranked 38 wealthy countries on child and youth wellbeing, with Canada sitting in the 30th spot.
Canada ranked lower than the country average on children who feel satisfied with their lives, and much lower than average on mitigati
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