To celebrate the start of the RCY’s new mandate, advocating for young adults with developmental disabilities, Representative Turpel-Lafond hosted a launch event. In attendance were staff members from Community Living BC, members of the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth and self-advocates who spoke on the importance of the movement.
An investigative report into the life of a young Aboriginal girl who was subject to neglect and abuse after moving from the care of the B.C. government to the care of her maternal grandfather in Saskatchewan.
OTTAWA – The vice‐president of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child oday wraps up her four‐day visit to Canada which included stops in Ontario, New Brunswick and Québec.
The Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) invited Marta Maurás of Chile o visit Canada to observe first‐hand this country’s implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
In recognition of National Child Day, the Representative released a series of videos in support of the It Gets Better project. A launch event was held in Victoria to celebrate and spark a dialogue among the different attendees.