In the Nunavut, the Ministry of Education requires certain conditions to ensure that every child is safe in a healthy and safe environment.



Handbook for early childhood programs


Article 53:


  • All employees must be able to respond quickly and effectively to various emergencies, including suffocation, accidents, near drowning, suffocation, poisoning, smoke inhalation, electric shock and, possibly, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
  • All employees must hold first aid and, if possible, CPR certification.
  • CPR certification should be specifically dedicated to children and infants.
  • First Aid and CPR certification programs must be delivered by a nationally recognized organization.

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Charter of human rights and freedoms

In an emergency health situation, Article 2 of the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms applies: The protection of the life and physical integrity of the person requires that, when his life is in danger, everyone present helps him and provides him with the necessary care.

According to the Professional Code, it should be noted that, despite any irreconcilable provision, a person acting in the context of the activities of an intermediate or family-type resource or as part of a home support program provided by an institution that operates a local community service center, school or other temporary substitute living environment for children may administer prescribed, ready-to-administer, oral, topical, transdermal, ophthalmic, otic, rectal or inhalation medications as well as insulin subcutaneously.