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Just for You - Children

We has some fun and helpful resources just for kids! Some of these topics may be seem serious, but it's important to know how these issues will affect your health.

For a list of resources about your health and the surrounding environment, food safety and consumer product safety, consult the Consumer Information page.

We have some great resources available to help you learn more about being more physically active and making healthier eating choices.

Need information about tobacco for your school project? Consult our Tobacco Youth Zone!

  • Have a Safe and Spooky Halloween
  • Safe Summer Fun (health tips)
  • Wise Winter Fun (health tips)
  • Stop...Look...and... Stay Safe

See Just for You - Youth.

Next link will take you to another Web site National Child Day marks the day of the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. By ratifying this Convention in 1991, Canada made a commitment to ensure that all children are treated with dignity and respect.

It is never too early to start looking after your child's oral health. Even before your child has their first tooth, it is important to begin good oral hygiene habits. Learn more about your child's oral health by consulting our Oral Health section.

Did you know most smokers light up when they're 13 years old? Here's what you should know so you don't start!

Health Canada shares a joint initiative with Environment Canada called the UV Index Sun Awareness Program. This program is aimed at elementary and high school teachers to teach their students how to use the UV index as a tool to better protect themselves from the harmful UV rays from the sun. Consult our UV Index Sun Awareness Program section to learn more about the program, consult our resources and register your school.


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