Keeping Children off the Front Lines

A gala evening in support of The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative

Join us and be inspired by one of Canada’s true heroes—with co-hosts Arlene Dickinson (CBC Dragon’s Den; CEO, Venture Communications) and Betty DeVita (President, MasterCard Canada). The gala will be held in conjunction with the Canadian premiere of Fight Like Soldiers, Die Like Children (based on LGen Dallaire’s recently published best-selling book.

The Toronto evening begins with red-carpet arrivals at the theatre and includes prime seating for the screening, followed by a VIP reception and gala dinner at the Royal Ontario Museum.

Date: Saturday April 27, 2023
Location: Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON

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Please submit your registration:

  • by email:
  • by mail: Marion Hart, MHEvent Management, 73 Simcoe Street, Suite 303 Toronto, Ontario, M5J 1W9
  • by fax: (416) 599-2660

Sponsorship opportunities

For sponsorship inquiries, please contact:

Natasha LaRoche
+1 (778) 230-1777

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Watch the trailer

This compelling new film, produced by White Pine Pictures, will be a special presentation of the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.

About The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative

Founded by retired lieutenant-general and celebrated humanitarian Roméo Dallaire, The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative is a global partnership committed to ending the use and recruitment of child soldiers worldwide, through ground-breaking research, advocacy, and security-sector training.