Preventing Youth From Running Away

For the seventh consecutive year, the Missing Children’s Network is dedicating the month of November to raising awareness about the plight of runaway youth in our province and what families and educators can do to prevent this. Every year on average, there are over...

Teaching Teens About Healthy Relationships

Setting boundaries is an important part of any relationship and help protect oneself against abuse. Our boundaries reflect our personal values and our self-understanding. Setting boundaries is all about respecting oneself and being respected by others. It is never too...

New neighbourhood Safety Tips

Moving to a new neighbourhood represents a big change for everyone in the family. It’s an exciting time but may also create some stress and confusion for family members, especially children. Communicating with your children about the new home and neighbourhood...

Travelling unaccompanied: Safety Tips

Throughout the year many children may travel unaccompanied on a bus, train, or plane to visit a parent, grandparents or other family members. Appropriate planning with the travel companies is the best way to guard against any potential unpleasant experiences and help...