Canadian Commissioner for the Rights of Children

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Resolution number: 
3
November 2008
Whereas: 
  1. Canada is signatory to the Convention on the Rights of the Child;
  2. The Final Report of the Standing Senate Committee On Human Rights, published in April 2007, concluded that “...one of its primary proposals should be the establishment of a children’s Commissioner at the federal level in Canada...” (p. 202).
Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR promote the establishment of a children’s commissioner at the federal level, responsible for, among others, the welfare of immigrant and refugee children.

Subject: 
Working Group: 
Inland Protection