Oct 18, 2010

focus on improving the lives of vulnerable children. Four British Columbia organizations and one individual have been recognized for their dedication to making a difference in the lives of B.C.’s vulnerable children and youth.

Oct 18, 2010 to Oct 19, 2010

The summit was a unique two-day event that continued to build on the work of the first summit in 2008. The 2010 event brought together a wide range of national and international experts, front-line workers, and most importantly children and youth themselves. The summit's impressive speakers, knowledgeable panellists and committed delegates came together to shape a future that protects and improves the well-being of vulnerable children across the province.

Nov 20, 2009

In recognition the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Representative Turpel-Lafond was invited to a celebration at Cape Horn Elementary, Canada’s first Rights Respecting School.

Nov 20, 2009

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child on November 20, the Representative invited students ages 5 to 18 across British Columbia to write about or illustrate one of four rights.

Nov 4, 2009

The 2008 Representative for Children and Youth Awards of Excellence recognized recipients for their commitment to and focus on improving the lives of vulnerable children. Two British Columbians and four B.C. organizations were honoured for their excellence and exceptional efforts benefiting children and youth around the province.

Oct 21, 2008

The 2008 Representative for Children and Youth Awards of Excellence recognized recipients for their commitment to and focus on improving the lives of vulnerable children. Four British Columbians and two B.C. organizations were honoured for their excellence and exceptional efforts benefiting children and youth around the province.

Oct 20, 2008 to Oct 21, 2008

The summit identified and explored critical issues and emerging opportunities facing British Columbia's most vulnerable children and youth. It also looked at our collective roles and responsibilities as parents, communities, corporations and governments. The Summit's impressive speakers, knowledgeable panellists and committed delegates came together to shape a future that protects and improves the well-being of these children.

Nov 19, 2007

Shortly after becoming B.C.'s first Representative for Children and Youth, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond hosted an informal, all-ages reception in Victoria. The 'open house' event was held in advance of National Child Day, as an opportunity for the public and service providers to become more familiar with the Representative’s office.

May 23, 2007

In May 2007, the Representative, along with Carrier Sekani Family Services and the Lhiedli T’enneh First Nation, held a special event in Prince George.

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