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Conversations with KIDCARECANADA - SHAW TV

Early life experiences have a life-long impact on children, families and society.

In the series "Conversations with KIDCARECANADA", originally screened on Shaw TV South Vancouver Island, guests and videos provide key message for healthy development.

In 2017 the series will air on Shaw TV Vancouver and area (Channel 4).

Episodes are now available via the following YouTube links:

EPISODE 1 - "Pilot"  
Featuring Dr. Andrew Macnab, pediatrician and Shelley Cardinal, National Indigenous Advisor for the Canadian Red Cross.
Hosted by Estelle Paget, Executive Director of KidCareCanada.

EPISODE 2 -  "Postpartum Depression"
Featuring Carolyn Solomon from the BC Ministry of Health.
Hosted by Estelle Paget, Executive Director of KidCareCanada.

EPISODE 3 - "A Community of Support"  
Featuring Colleen Hobson from Saanich Neighbourhood Place.
Hosted by Estelle Paget, Executive Director of KidCareCanada.

EPISODE 4 -  "Protecting our Kids"
Featuring Dr. Dee Hoyano from the Health Authority and Dr. Enid Elliott, Early Childhood Educator.
Hosted by Estelle Paget, Executive Director of KidCareCanada.

EPISODE 5 - "Today's Families"
Featuring Dave Gamble, father of three and Amy Ho, mother.
Hosted by Estelle Paget, Executive Director of KidCareCanada.

 
EPISODE 6 - "Why Read to Kids?"
With guest Daphne Macnaughton, PCEC "1000 X 5" Project Leader
Hosted by Estelle Paget, Executive Director of KidCareCanada.

 


We wish to recognize the leadership of Shaw TV who believes the information in the KIDCARECANADA videos is of critical importance to all members of the community, especially families. Shaw TV has applied their expertise and resources to produce this six episode series.  From six different perspectives the shows explain that early nurture puts babies and children on the path for lifelong mental and physical health, resiliency and happiness, and that it is never too late to nurture our children. We also acknowledge the experts, including a father and a mother, who generously share their knowledge.

The experts include: Pediatrician Dr. Andrew Macnab; National Indigenous Advisor for the Canadian Red Cross, Ms. Shelley Cardinal; Retired Educator and Project Leader for PCEC 1000 X 5 Children’s Book Recycling Project, Ms. Daphne Macnaughton; Father of three, Mr. Dave Gamble; Mother of a daughter with profound hearing loss, Ms. Amy Ho; Medical Health Officer, Island Health Authority, Dr. Dee Hoyano; Early Childhood Educator, Dr. Enid Elliot; Manager Maternal and Women’s Health, BC Ministry of Health, Ms. Carolyn Solomon; Executive Director Saanich Neighbourhood Place, Ms. Colleen Hobson.
 

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia
We thank the Victoria Foundation for their support
Vancouver FoundationWe acknowledge the financial support of the Vancouver Foundation

The content of KidCareCanada videos is informed by current research and shared by experts in the field. It should not be used for diagnosing or treating, and is NOT a substitute for professional care.

If you (or someone you know) has thoughts of doing self-harm, or harm to a baby or anyone else, please call to speak with a trained crisis worker. Local Crisis Helpline numbers can be found through a Google Search.  In British Columbia, Canada you can call Mental Health Support (BC-wide) at 310-6789 or you can call the North American line 1 800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
In ANY crisis, your local emergency number is another option and it is always available. Use 911 in North America, 999 in the UK or, if you're elsewhere, use the emergency number for your area.