Encouraging kids of all ages to follow their dreams.
Our Favourite Videos
The Good Viral videos were created during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic by kids, parents, educators and superheroes. See the great advice they gave to kids and watch young children describe the pictures they drew of something that made them happy or sad or angry. Watch kids speak out about their emotions and talk to your kids about their emotions.
Kids’ Pep-Talks – from Challenge to Resilience
Do you like stories with happy endings? Check out how our Youth Ambassadors, Chanice McAnuff and Aaron Parry faced hard times in their childhood and beyond, and thrived.
Terry Fallis faced multiple attempts to have his first book published before his persistence finally established him as the award-winning author of eight national best-selling books and a two-time winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. And, his ninth book is certain to be an international best-seller.
Colonel Chris Hadfield – A Great Canadian Astronaut, Engineer, Fighter Pilot, Musician and Writer
Visit Colonel Hatfield’s Ted-Talk platform and watch a host of his inspiring and fun-filled talks, such as “What I learned from going blind in space”, including those in which he sings in space and shows how he brush your teeth far about the earth’s gravity . Your kids will not want to miss getting to know Colonel Chris Hatfield
The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund
Inspired by Chanie’s story and Gord’s call to build a better Canada, take a reconciliation journey through a combination of awareness, education and action, as you learn about Chanie, meet his family, remember Gord and view Gord’s legacy, the Secret Path
Terry Fox: He never gave up.
Terry Fox is an inspiration for every Canadian, especially kids. He wanted to set examples of courage, humility, determination, and perseverance that would never be forgotten – and, he did. Be inspired by Terry Fox’s story – a dream as big as our country.
National Art Centre
Canada is their stage for music, theatre, dance, Indigenous Art and so much more. View the ambitious new works from artists across Canada that are now available online. Check out the “Grand Acts of Great Hope” videos.
Check out “Heritage Minutes” – a collection of bilingual, Canadian, 60-second, short films depicting a significant person, event, or story in Canadian history. Plus, explore “Indigenous Arts & Stories” – a testimony to the great potential for creativity, engagement, and respect in Indigenous communities. There’s also much more.
One Voice Children’s Choir
140 children from 4 – 18 years-old perform between 50 – 70 times per year. The touching song by Alicia Keys, “Good Job”, is a tribute to Covid-19 heroes.
Resilient Kids Canada
We do not provide mental health services. If you require assistance, we recommend you contact:
Crisis Services Canada: to help you to find distress centres and crisis organizations across Canada. You can assess immediate help by calling 1-833-456-4566 (toll-free and available 24/7) or by Texting 45645 (4 pm – 12 am ET).
Kids Help Phone: available 24 hours a day for young people aged five (5) to twenty-nine (29). Phone 1-800-668-6868 (toll-free) or text Connect 686868.
Hope for Wellness Helpline: a 24/7 crisis counselling helpline for Indigenous people across Canada who are suffering from mental health issues. Contact them at 1-855-242-3310 or visit their chat line at www.hopeforwellness.ca
Resilient Kids Canada’s Registered Charity Number 718447477 RR 001
Land Acknowledgment: Our lands spanning from Lake Ontario to the Niagara Escarpment are steeped in the Indigenous History and Modern Traditions of the many Firsts Nations and Métis. The territory is mutually covered by the Dishwith One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, an agreement between the Iroquois Confederacy, the Ojibway and other allied Nations to peaceably share and care for the resources around the Great Lakes. We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gather is part of the Tready Land and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit.