Month: January 2020


youTHINK
Posted on January 28th, 2020 youTHINK, an event for young people in waterloo region.

CYPT, in partnership with UNICEF Canada, the Canadian Index of Wellbeing and the Ontario Trillium Foundation, is hosting an interactive day for youth ages 12-18! Local young people – join […]

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Public Health Modernization: Have Your Say by March 31, 2020
Posted on January 27th, 2020

The Ministry of Health is accepting feedback regarding the Province’s plans to modernize the public health system in Ontario. Some of you may be interested in providing the government with […]

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An Update from the Positive Parenting Community Committee
Posted on January 27th, 2020 childrens books on their side

Save the Date! Join celebrated Canadian author and parenting expert Ann Douglas as she discusses her new book “Happy Parents Happy Kids”. Two sessions will be offered at Kitchener Public […]

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Make a Difference with Physical Activity
Posted on January 27th, 2020 young girl in a purple dress with a hulahoop and the healthy kids community challenge logo to the left

Make a Difference with Physical Activity Written by Nancy Hall-Jupp It’s 5 am on a cold February morning.  I walk down the hallway to my daughter’s room to wake her.  […]

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UNICEF’s Child Friendly Cities Initiative
Posted on January 27th, 2020 two kids painting an image of a house

On November 20, 2019, at the Children and Youth Planning Table (CYPT) meeting, members learned about UNICEF’s Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI). Members heard an overview presentation from Co-Chair Debbie […]

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Infant Mental Health Training Opportunity
Posted on January 27th, 2020 3 babies in diapers looking up

The Continuous Professional Learning Committee, with the support of the Region of Waterloo Community Services and the Early Childhood Professional Resource Centre, is excited to bring the Foundations in Infant […]

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#KidsTakeOver as Principals
Posted on January 26th, 2020 three young people dressed as adults working

We asked Linda Trudeau and Brenda Moen, principals at Lester B. Pearson Public School about their experience on November 20th with #KidsTakeOver.  Two of their students, Eden and Gracie took […]

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Please Complete the CYPT Annual Survey
Posted on January 17th, 2020 photo of two kids playing at a payground

The Children and Youth Planning Table (CYPT) is committed to ongoing evaluation and continuous improvement. As the CYPT continues to grow, evolve and build momentum it is key to the […]

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Kids Have Questions
Posted on January 7th, 2020 kids have questions background image

On November 20th, a portion of the Children and Youth Planning Table meeting was dedicated to answering questions young people submitted to us through email and social media.  When we […]

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