CID Reviews and Investigations
Sep 13, 2011

This report looks into the chaotic life and unexpected death of a four-month-old First Nations infant. It identifies troubling inadequacies in planning, case management and decision-making, and makes recommendations to address gaps in how government and delegated Aboriginal agencies work together, and in how courts assess potential caregivers.

CID Reviews and Investigations
Jun 27, 2011

The Representative's investigation examines the services and supports provided to a 15- year-old girl with Down syndrome, who was found in September 2010 alone with the body of her deceased mother. The report examines whether the services were appropriate and responsive to the child's situation.

Monitoring Reports
Apr 14, 2011

The Representative's report reviewing the use of phallometric testing on male youth in B.C.’s sexual offense treatment program.

CID Reviews and Investigations
Jan 27, 2011

This report is an aggregated, in-depth look at the lives and deaths of 21 B.C. infants collectively studied to identify and analyze trends. The report contains seven recommendations.

CID Reviews and Investigations
Dec 6, 2010

This Special Report reviews the current MCFD policy regarding the reporting of critical injuries and deaths to the Representative. It makes a recommendation regarding needed improvements to the policy.

Monitoring Reports
Oct 18, 2010

This unique report takes a sweeping look at young lives across the province, using as wide a lens as possible to examine the state of British Columbia's children and youth.

Editorials and Submissions
Jun 16, 2010

A submission from the Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates to national leaders, titled Aboriginal Children – Canada Must do Better.

Monitoring Reports
Jun 15, 2010

Reports on an in-depth audit carried out by the Representative, examining B.C.'s Child in the Home of a Relative (CIHR) program.

Monitoring Reports
Jan 19, 2010

In this report, Representative Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond and Ombudsperson Kim Carter identify seven ways for the Ministry of Children and Family Development to make its complaint process more accessible and responsive to the vulnerable young people it serves.

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPMjwXyhkUw

CID Reviews and Investigations
Sep 24, 2009

In the weeks and days leading up to the murders of Christian Lee and his mother, a coordinated system linking criminal law, child welfare and family justice information could have made a difference in the tragic outcome, says B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth.

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