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

    Mika

    Mika, born in 2008, is a caring young person with dark brown hair, brown eyes and an engaging smile.

    Featured on CTV News on September 14, 2022.

    View video and full profile.

Featured children

The following children are featured on CTV during the Fall 2022 Season (see Broadcast schedule below for air times):

More videos will be posted as they become available.

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 last air date of the Fall 2022 Season of the Wednesday’s Child Program is December 7, 2022. The 2023 Winter/Spring Season will begin airing on February 8, 2023. Watch this page for more details in the New Year.

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

Julia shares her adoption journey with Wednesday’s Child.
Follow-up on Julia-Part 1

Karyn hopes her family’s story will encourage others to consider adoption.
Follow-up on Julia–Part 2

– Julia, a former Wednesday’s Child

"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

Submit a success story

If you have a success story you would like to share, contact us.

Contact

Connect with Alberta Adoption Services with questions or comments.

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