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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 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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December 22, 2020

Holiday Connection

Due to the lockdown measures in Manitoba, it’s possible that 4000 children on Northern Manitoba First Nations may not receive Christmas gifts.Indigenous Canadian Medical Dispensaries has teamed up with Indigenous leaders and military members deployed in northern communities to create the ‘Let’s Save Christmas Toy Drive.’ The goal of the fundraiser is $50 000 and […]

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

Nathalie Reid, PhD
Director
Phone: 306-585-4543

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