Overview

The Wednesday’s Child Program features some of the children in Alberta who are ready to be adopted. Videos of the children air on:

  • CTV Edmonton
  • CTV Calgary
  • CTV Two Alberta

Feature adoption profile

  • Wednesday's child feature adoption profile

    Taneka

    Featured on CTV News on May 8.

    Taneka, born in 2008, is a kind and well-mannered young girl with dark curly hair, and brown eyes.

    View video and full profile.

Children featured in 2019

The following children have been featured on CTV News in 2019:

If siblings are featured together, the goal is to place them in the same home. If it is decided to place the children separately, their joint profile will be removed.

See all the profiles for children who are ready to be part of an adoptive family.

Contact us with questions about the adoption application process.

Broadcast schedule

The final air date of the winter/spring 2019 Season of the Wednesday’s Child Program was May 8, 2019. The 2019 fall season will begin airing on September 18, 2019. Watch this page for more details.

The children's video clips air each Wednesday on CTV:

CTV Edmonton

  • during “The View” which airs between 11 am and noon
  • during the local noon newscast between noon and 1 pm
  • during the evening newscast between 6 pm and 7 pm

CTV Calgary

  • during “The View” which airs between 11 am and noon
  • during the local noon newscast between noon and 1 pm

CTV Two Alberta

  • various times throughout the week

Success stories

"If it wasn't for being adopted, I would not be where I am today. Fully educated, running my own business, being part of a loving family and being able to enjoy life. Adoption changed my life...if I wasn't adopted when I was...I'd probably be destitute...or dead...So thanks to you (Wednesday's Child, CTV Television, Children and Youth Services) for making it possible."
– Sarah, a former Wednesday's Child

"I don't ever want to see the program stop. It helps kids. I want other children to be as happy as I was and to be able to be adopted. I want kids to have a chance, like I did."
– Mike, a former Wednesday's Child

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Contact

Connect with Alberta Adoption Services with questions or comments.