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Smart Waterloo Region 2.0
Posted on August 26th, 2019

Since the results of the Smart Cities Challenge were announced in May of 2019, service providers, community members, children and youth have been asking what now?  What are the next […]

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A Steering Committee Update
Posted on August 26th, 2019

To support awareness and understanding of the work happening within the Steering Committee, it has been decided to determine up to 3 Key Messages (or takeaways) at the end of […]

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Early Development Instrument Data is Here!
Posted on August 26th, 2019 image of toddler playing with toys on a white background

The 2017/2018 Early Development Instrument (EDI) data for Waterloo Region is now available.  At this time two reports are online: EDI Summary Report: A snapshot of children’s developmental health at […]

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A partnership to develop a child and youth well-being survey
Posted on August 22nd, 2019

Together, the Children and Youth Planning Table (CYPT), UNICEF Canada, the Canadian Index of Well-being, and the Ontario Trillium Foundation are developing the prototype of a new child and youth […]

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A Superhero’s Guide to Health
Posted on August 22nd, 2019

Making a Movie with Warm & Fuzzy Feelings Written by Beverly Ritchie I had a memorable childhood. I grew up in the “get home when you see the streetlights come […]

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Continuous Professional Learning Committee: A New CYPT Support Group!
Posted on June 17th, 2019

The Children and Youth Planning Table (CYPT) continues to grow! We are very excited to welcome the Continuous Professional Learning Committee (CPLC) into the CYPT family as our newest Support […]

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Smart Waterloo Region Proposal
Posted on May 14th, 2019

The Smart Waterloo Region proposal came together with input from children, youth, caring adults, social service, tech, education, academic and research and private sector partners who contributed to the project. […]

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Youth Engagement and Adult Allyship Resource: An Update
Posted on March 11th, 2019 Coloured Pencils

At the last full membership CYPT meeting in January, we announced that the Children and Youth Planning Table was working on a resource to support our work in meaningfully engaging […]

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The Smart Waterloo Region Proposal is in!
Posted on March 7th, 2019

Well, the big day has arrived! The Smart Waterloo Region proposal was officially submitted to Infrastructure Canada on March 5. As a representative on the SWR Advisory Committee, I wanted […]

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Communications Request Procedure
Posted on February 15th, 2019

The Communications Advisory Team has created a NEW way for members to request that information be shared through CYPT channels.  Have a tweet or news story to share?  Have you […]

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