Child and Family Poverty

On November 24,1989, Ed Broadbent, the leader of the NDP, rose in his place in the House of Commons to make his final speech before retirement. He put forward a resolution.  It read: “Be it resolved that this House express its concern for the more than one million Canadian children living in poverty and seek … Read more

We’re back…with a few changes

As always, the health and safety of everyone we work with is very important to us. As well, the health of Kids Action Program team is also essential. We are monitoring updates related to COVID-19 (the coronavirus) and will follow the protocols and procedures laid out by Dr. Robert Strang, the Chief Medical Officer for … Read more

Corona Virus (COVID-19)

At Kids Action Program we are aware that people are frightened about the coronavirus (COVID-19).  We will attempt to keep you up to date by making new information available as quickly as possible.  We  have provided information below.  The most important advice we can give to you is: wash your hands regularly with soap and … Read more

Four Feet Up Documentary

In this personal documentary, award-winning photographer and filmmaker Nance Ackerman invites us into the lives of a determined family for a profound experience of child poverty in one of the richest countries in the world.

Who are the outreach programs for?

The Programs offered are a community response for families to the geographical isolation and limited resources experienced in our neighbourhoods. It is difficult to provide all the things children need at the best of times – high levels of unemployment and low wages can cause even more worries. Our programs are offered in communities where … Read more

What is the Kids Action Program?

The Kids Action Program, along with its prenatal program “Great Beginnings” is a community-based initiative supported by a non-profit board. The board has come together as the Kids Action Program. Our board consists of dedicated community members—to discover how you might participate as a committee or board member call 902-680-6172. CAPC is a Health Canada … Read more