It’s - will you join us in calling on the Canadian government to support the and respect, protect and fulfill the rights of children? 🇨🇦
We're getting into the holiday spirit and entering 's door decorating contest! Did you know Santa and his team Zooms into TeleECHO Clinic Sessions all the way from the North Pole to learn about CYMH?
Here in I'm proud to support all causes for I signed and want to share 1door4care.ca I hope you will join me.
Wow, this was a real stroll down memory lane
Always festive to check out the for 's kids at , this one by Team .
Timely new data shows how vaccine helps keep kids out of hospital
My latest blog post as Chair. So pleased to introduce the inaugural members of the Minister’s Patient and Family Advisory Council
Quality, strategy and HR team's food drive today at : let's make sure everyone in our community can enjoy some holiday spirit.
Il faut simplifier l’accès aux soins pour les familles qui ont des enfants avec des besoins particuliers. Aidez-nous à développer
"Many young people missing out on needed ": the importance of making services more welcoming for
At 11 am today: join online conversation about national toolkit for parents of medically-complex kids
Bravo Lynn Grandmaison Dumond! Receives 's 2017 Marion Rattray Award of Excellence in Pediatric for being such a great champion for kids+families.
It's still and we're still celebrating who make a difference at every single day. They are all stars!
So here's why I love 's people: little boy nervous about being sedated for procedure so staff "treat" his to show him it'll be OK.
Welcome, Michelle Quinlan, new -Centred Research Specialist. Long-time parent to find ways for patients+families to help drive .
Proud of inpatient and teams: commitment and hard work earns 2017 award.
On , so much for the hundreds of who help kids+families be their healthiest at and .
We need 10 seconds and your email, that’s all! You can help kids and teens with and access better care just by visiting
This Saturday: workshop with patients/families on how can better partner with you to improve care
a "one-way street" to traditional , says another study
's growing population deserves better - both permanent residents and those here from for
Heart-warming story in era of newspaper closures: 3 boys create weekly newsletter and direct proceeds to help 's kids
At , the International Day of Persons with is a reminder that every day needs to be about building the best future for every child.
The Youth Representation Council is telling us how they want to be involved in decisions made at CHEO-OCTC. Message Shannon at email@example.com to join the youth revolution! P.S. all revolutionaries get volunteer hours, food + work experience!
My iPolitics column on how one community is dealing with the loss of its newspaper.
Our team is proud to have attended flag raising ceremony on Parliament Hill and heard the moving speeches from political & community leaders. HIV can be beaten when we ensure everyone has equal access to care & treatment
Congrats to surgeon Jean-Philippe Vaccani, 's new Deputy Chief of Staff. He will bring to the role a passion for clinical excellence and a strong commitment to medical staff and learners.
Kids love this! It feels like they're playing - while they get therapy.
Check out how we're using as a tool to help kids and youth with
Lovely to see Kevin Keohane, 's biggest booster, rightly recognized as one of 's :
Welcome news. A big step forward regarding health equity for Indigenous Children!
The government of Canada will withdraw its application for judicial review in the case before the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal regarding Jordan’s Principle. My statement here:
Thank you, , for speaking up for kids and supporting 's campaign for a and hub in .
Proud to lend my support to . children and families deserve the same level of care as other regions, please show your support by signing at and sharing hashtag.
Wow, 43,738 patients+families participated in research in 2016 - 8% more than previous year. Thank you, all, for helping advance kids' .
Majority of U.S. kids destined for by age 35 if trends continue - and, with it, higher risk of , and
Improvement Fair showcasing 896 changes made by staff+doctors (so far) this year to make things work better, run smoother at
Thank you, Gina Jaquemet, for inspiring words about 's impact on your family and for 's support for CHEO's kids.
On my way to 's community breakfast to talk about kids' . Last year, 1 in every 4 kids from Twsp went to for care.
New report examines the cost of lost productivity due to anxiety and depression within each segment of Canada’s working population:
"By actually listening to disabled people, we realize they are “disabled by” their worlds more than by their bodily differences."
Thank you, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, for joining Team today as we help launch new Social program in Vanier:
Huge congrats to on winning the “Show We Care” Award from for all he does for the community. Thanks for doing us all proud!
At , we're pleased to team up with other providers to improve access to for kids+families in Vanier:
., chair of the Board of , checks out world's largest collection of photos during visit to .
surgery is highest-volume
surgery in Canadian children's hospitals - and usually for preventable conditions. Better coverage would reduce kids' suffering and cut costs.
At 8:37am: The Current is talking teeth... Filling the Gaps: our special program on dental care in Canada. What happens when you can't access dental care?
Looking forward to celebrating Cherry Murray's impactful career in child+youth wit her many friends next week!
Sending the warmest of wishes to Cherry Murray - Associate Executive Director of - entering retirement at the end of the day tomorrow. Many, many congratulations.
There was another Prime Minister Trudeau in power when I was a teenager and realized I was gay. I was afraid, fearing for my future. I could never have imagined this day. Still much work to do to confront discrimination but today is a special and historic one.
On , you can offer a gift to kids who need to be at over the holidays:
Congrats Genevieve Tibi + Andree Harding: showing how /'s therapeutic play garden in Cornwall helps kids develop skills, confidence.
"We are currently giving money to commercial landlords, which we would rather be spending on the direct delivery of service": on its very last day of publication, @MetroOttawa profiles campaign:
for 's kids is one of year's most magical events. Starting tomorrow, vote for your favourite tree at .
Thank-you to Foundation for support & warm welcome today! We will fund pediatric @ CHEO for 3 yrs!
2/2 Personally, much of what I've achieved in my life traces its roots back to the things I learned after I started the Kanata Kourier. Thank you to everyone who supported a kid with a dream in 1982 and who then kept that dream alive for 35 years.
1/2 People read about themselves and learn about their neighbours+community in local newspapers. Truly sorry to hear that these vehicles for building community connection are being shut down.
On , a shout-out to 's PA's: thank you for making a difference for kids+families.
Imagine opening one door to all the services you need. This is what kids like Keira Reaney are asking for: . Spread the word about to help make this happen!
Congrats to for improving care for every pregnancy, delivery and newborn in Ont!
At , we're investing in kids' . Recruiting 5 and . Could this be you?
Kids at love it when therapy dogs come to visit! 1 day left to buy tickets for 's "A Winter's Tail":
Here's a clue that the is about to explode all over , thanks to our great facilities team.
"Myth that are so moody that we don't need to do anything about it": confronting the realities of
Imagine opening one door to all the services you need. This is what children and families are asking for in . Help make this happen for vulnerable kids at and pledge your support.
Some happy news as I grab my morning . According to , it's probably good for me:
Let’s create a unique service hub for and at . Patients like Keira Reaney need your help — please watch -
So disturbing. Millions of kids in US could lose their
coverage as effective, successful program de-funded
Heart surgeon Gyaandeo Maharajh thanks vice president Susan Richardson as bids her farewell after 30-year career here.
Kudos to our amazing people! First, says is best place to work in . Now, says CHEO among Canada's most admired corporate cultures
About to have coffee+cupcakes with staff and physicians who've worked here 5 years. Great people = great organization.
Canada's 's hospitals say new federal strategy needs to do more to help newborns, teens and young adults affected by :
Great to see young people at create the shape and vision of a .
A picture says a thousand words. @childrens1stca
"We're renting all kinds of space and using dollars that could be used for direct care— instead for rent going to commercial landlords. We're talking 40,000 kids and families... kids that struggle, kids that deserve your support." ~
Right now the families of kids with complex needs are often shuffled from place to place. aims to change that.
How will make a lifelong difference in kids'
Mae is so brave. An inspiration proving that those that we lose to continue to live within us every day.
So proud of Mae for bravely sharing her story @ launch of kidsgrief.ca "as a sister it's hard to lose someone you love so much & played w/ everyday. Phoebe was my best friend"
Too many kids struggling with and wait too long for services. Help do something about it. Show your support for :
Proud of 's - new president of Ontario branch of , leading hospital-based pharmacists.
Spencer is smiling because she just learned about the campaign. Even at 8 months old she gets it. Support it here:
It's never too soon for , says researcher. Giving toddlers good habits will pay dividends for life
Volunteers Claire and Nellie reminded me ticket sales for "A Winter's Tail" end Nov. 26. Make sure keep helping 's kids. Go to:
and physical illness 25% more likely in teens who were affected by or as little kids
VIDEO VIDEO with . Our staff asked their kids if they could fund anything for kids their age, what would it be? Check out this video EN FR
How research helps define "what a typical healthy day looks like"
Syrian Mohammad Ali and his family have gotten involved in many projects, including fund-raising for 's kids.
Says 's Valerie Preston: helping kids of immigrants succeed is first domino in ensuring intergenerational prosperity
At biennial forum, CEO Chantale LeClerc says has become a "knowledge hub" for newcomer health.
speaking to us this morning on social determinants of health, children immigrating to Ottawa, and how we can all work together to ensure prosperity for new Canadians. All in all, collaborating outside of our silos
4th Ottawa Forum about to open at . Sponsored by , focus on integrating newcomers. Their success = city's success.
It's : join the call for a that commits us to making Canada the best place in the world for kids to grow up:
"We can not trust that adults alone will save our future": powerful chorus of young voices for
Starting in Sept 2018, all Ontario students with must have a care plan at
Q: What could be even better than a ? A: Ice Cream!
Lots of smiling faces at clinic as parents protect their family's health.
Old news that bears repeating over and over and over: the protects kids' , saves lives
On , rededicates its efforts to care for the system's tiniest, most vulnerable patients and their families.
First and foremost, protects your health. Turns out it also helps the 's health - to the tune of billions of dollars
Today is early bird deadline for lottery. You could win - and the kids at definitely will win.
Nearly 1/3 of parents whose kids have don't think they're safe at . Here's what is doing about it:
Thanks to our fabulous speakers for making this event such a success: Trudy Adams , Dr. Sarah Lawrence and and CPS President .
Congrats to for pulling together parents, clinicians + sponsors to launch great new tools to help keep kids with safe at school: