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Table of Contents for
A Question of Commitment: Children’s Rights in Canada edited by R. Brian Howe and Katherine Covell

Foreword | Senator Landon Pearson

Introduction: A Question of Commitment | R. Brian Howe

Child Poverty: The Evolution and Impact of Child Benefits | Ken Battle

Early Learning and Child Care: Is Canada on Track? | Martha Friendly

A Right to Health: Children’s Health and Health Care Through a Child Rights Lens | Cheryl van Daalen-Smith

Corporal Punishment: A Violation of the Rights of the Child | Joan Durrant

Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation: What Progress Has Canada Made? | Anne McGillivray

Youth Justice and Children’s Rights: Transformations in Canada’s Youth Justice System | Myriam Denov

Restorative Justice: Towards a Rights-Based Approach | Shannon Moore

The Participation Rights of the Child: Canadas Track Record | Kelly Campbell and Linda Rose-Krasnor

Children’s Rights Education: Canada’s Best Kept Secret | Katherine Covell

Aboriginal Children’s Rights: Is Canada Keeping Its Promise? | Marlyn Bennett

The Rights of Children in Care: Consistency with the Convention? | Tom Waldock

Homeless Children and Street-Involved Children in Canada | Sonja Grover

On the Rights of Refugee Children and Child Asylum-Seekers | Sonja Grover

Implementing the Rights of Children with Disabilities? | Richard Sobsey

Conclusion: Canada’s Ambivalence towards Children | R. Brian Howe and Katherine Covell