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About the Digital Connections Hub

The Digital Connections Hub presents evidence-based child welfare research and resources related to COVID-19 and other potential health crises. It facilitates easy access to resources for children and youth, service providers, families and caregivers, governments, and the general public who share a concern for children in care and the wellbeing of children and youth in general.

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January 25, 2021

Cindy Blackstock has been listed as one of Maclean Magazine’s most influential persons

Cindy Blackstock is a member of the Gitksan First Nation and a doctor of social work, holding a position as a professor at the School of Social Work in Montreal. She also currently serves as the executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, who has been instrumental in ending many discriminatory […]

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January 6, 2021

Play and the Pandemic

In an article published on December 23rd, in The Conversation, Dr. Patrick Lewis and Whitney Blaisdell, founder of Project Play YQR consider how the pandemic and its restrictions have affected play. The impact has been significant, and, as they argue, has centered play largely around the home. Three of the recommendations Lewis and Blaisdell make […]

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For information with regards to possible partnership, research collaboration, and/or sponsorship opportunities, please contact us:

Nathalie Reid, PhD
Phone: 306-585-4543

Susana Prado, MSW
Program Manager
Phone: 306-585-4723