Parents

Are you looking for resources that deal with legal issues that may be of interest to parents? Listed below is a selection of resources created for parents about bullying, internet safety, adoption, maternal and paternal leave from employment, protection of children from abuse, and teaching kids about workplace safety and managing money.

Gathered on this page are resources that were developed with you in mind. But there may be general resources that are also appropriate.

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This guide was design for parents to prepare them for the conversations they may need to have with their kids when they first start using digital devices, as they grow and their online activities change, and when things go wrong. The guide is divided into three sections that each deal with a different aspect of digital citizenship:  Respect People's Feelings, to Respect Privacy and to Respect Property online.

Related legal topic(s): Citizenship and nationality, Human rights, Internet safety, Privacy

FIRA is a pan-Canadian alliance of individuals, organizations and institutions dedicated to the development and sharing of knowledge focusing on father involvement, and the building of a community-university research alliance supporting this work. Website features research clusters that provide information on and for immigrant fathers, separated and divorced fathers, gay/bi/queer fathers, indigenous fathers, fathers of children with special needs and young fathers.

Related legal topic(s): Child support, Custody and access, Divorce and separation, Research reports and institutes

This website from the Canadian Centre for Child Protection has been created to provide you with a one-stop-shop on all things related to Internet safety. The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is committed to helping parents, teachers, and anyone else who would like to better understand the good, bad, and ugly about the web.

Related legal topic(s): Classroom materials, Internet safety, Sexual assault

Transition is a magazine for and about Canada's families. Published quarterly by The Vanier Institute of the Family since 1970, Transition is read by policy-makers, researchers, educators, students, journalists, family-service workers, doctors, lawyers, parents, and many others interested in family issues.

Related legal topic(s): Family law general resources, Public policy

The Young Workers Zone was created by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety to help young people stay healthy and safe at work. Teachers, young workers, parents and employers can get the information and tools needed to venture into the work world on a safe footing.

Related legal topic(s): Public safety, Workers' health and safety

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