Child and Youth Commission: engagement

Share your feedback on an independent commission that will promote and protect the well-being of children and youth.

About the engagement

As part of the recommendations from the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children Restorative Inquiry, the Government of Nova Scotia is creating an independent Child and Youth Commission.

The Child and Youth Commission will help promote and protect the rights and well-being of children and youth in Nova Scotia. The commission will review programs and services for children and youth, including services provided by the Department of Community Services, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Department of Justice and Department of Health and Wellness.

How to participate

Survey closed on 24 November 2022. Public engagement sessions were held 11 October 2022 to 10 November 2022.


Feedback is captured in the Child and Youth Commission Engagement What We Heard Report (PDF).

More information about the engagement

Questions about this engagement can be emailed to