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Public Policy

As a leading national provider of after school and out-of-school programs to children and youth, Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada (BGCC) is dedicated to advancing the well-being of young people and their families by addressing the important challenges facing them.

We achieve this by working in partnership with coalitions, other organizations and governments to develop positions and public policy proposals that enhance child and youth well-being in Canada.

BGCC works closely with governments by providing information, making recommendations and building awareness. We engage with the Government of Canada through:

  • government funded projects;

  • YOUth in Office: Job Shadowing Day on Parliament Hill;

  • information days with Members of Parliament;

  • government initiated policy consultations;

  • and briefs to various House and Senate Committees.

Our Approach

Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada approaches child and youth development from a positive and preventative developmental perspective. Our experience indicates that this approach effectively contributes to crime prevention, health promotion and positive opportunities for young people.

We focus our Public Policy efforts on:

2017 Federal Budget

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