Alberta Events

United Voices Immigrant Youth Wellness Conference

November 18, 2023 from 10am to 3pm at Queen Elizabeth High School
Join us at the Immigrant Youth Wellness Summit – United Voices SHINE. SHINE, an acronym, embodies our heartfelt mission: Sharing Hope and Inclusivity, Nurturing Every Youth. SHINE reflects our enduring commitment to building a nurturing environment for the bright young minds in our community to discuss mental health multiculturally.


AHS Presentation: November 20th Stress, Stigma, and Safety for Caregivers

Nov 20, 2023 06:30 PM (MT)
Presented by: Agnes Chen, Registered Nurse, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Family Advocacy Support Centre (Starlings Community). Navigating the stress and stigma of a parent’s substance use can make it difficult for youth to find support. Facilitated by a registered nurse with lived experience of parental substance use stigma, this workshop is for adults (parents, grandparents, and/or other extended support) who provide care to a youth who has been impacted by the stress and stigma of a parent’s substance use.


Lethbridge Event 

National Child Day 2023
Saturday, November 18, 2023
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Lethbridge College

Come celebrate National Child Day with Lethbridge Plays and our partners.  Saturday, November 18th, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm! There will be FREE play activities, dancers, games, prizes, community agencies, and more!

National Events

National Child Day 2023 Event: Children First Canada

This year our theme is #EveryChildEveryRight because ALL 8 million kids in Canada should be able to experience ALL of their rights!

 Last year more than 20,000 students and 200+ schools participated!

 Join us on November 20th, 2023, and together we’ll once again make this the largest National Child Day event in history!

Sign up as a classroom or with your whole school/organization to watch together.

And be sure to check out our Activity Guide for ideas you can use in school and at home to get ready for the main event or find other was to get involved by clicking here!


UNICEF Youth Advocacy Summit

UNICEF Canada Youth Advocacy Summit: The Right to be Heard | Sommet de la jeunesse d’UNICEF Canada: Le droit de se faire entendre 
On November 20th, 2023 Join UNICEF Canada, youth advocates, partner organizations, and decision-makers for an intergenerational event to hear directly from young people about their ideas and recommendations on 2SLGBTQ+ Rights, Child Labour, Education, Healthcare and Mental Health. Youth advocates will also launch the 2023 Reimagine Playbook. This event will be available in English and French.