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Symposium on Children’s Participation in Justice Processes Coming to Calgary

Canada and its provinces are signatories to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, an international treaty that requires governments to recognize children’s fundamental human rights. In particular, Article 12 of  the Convention says that children must be given “the opportunity to be heard in any judicial and administrative proceedings” affecting them. Many […]


John-Paul Boyd
John-Paul Boyd
John-Paul Boyd presently serves as the director of the Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family, prior to which he practiced family law in Vancouver for fourteen years.

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