Identification of a new gene causing scoliosis and bone malformations

Published: 2Nov2017

A unique collaboration among Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada, CHU Sainte-Justine and McGill University has enabled researchers to identify genetic mutations involved in a rare disease that...

When children see war as better than peace

Published: 11Apr2017

For most people, the end of a war offers relief, hope, and an end to violence. This may not be the case for children born of wartime rape, however, who often endure continued brutality in the post...

Inequalities: First Nations Children


Cindy Blackstock is Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada and is an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta./fphCategory: First Peoples' House...

ECP's Dr. Talwar tells PBS "why kids lie, and what to do about it"

Published: 18Nov2015

Dr. Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently asked "why kids lie, and what to do about it" by Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore. The interview was published...

Punishing kids for lying just doesn’t work

Published: 8Dec2014

If you want your child to tell the truth, it’s best not to threaten to punish them if they lie. That’s what researchers discovered through a simple experiment involving 372 children between the...

International Students with Families


A workshop for newly admitted students with families! “what you need to know” when you have a family and are going to school/internationalstudentsCategory: International Student Services

Child homelessness

Published: 15Feb2016

“On any given night, there are about 35,000 homeless people across Canada, and the number of families and children among them is growing at an alarming rate, a new report reveals.