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Editorials and Submissions
Jul 31, 2012

The Representative’s letter to all of B.C.’s members of Parliament and senators in support of Marc Garneau’s private member’s bill, An Act to establish the Office of the Commissioner for Children and Young Persons in Canada.

Editorials and Submissions
Jul 1, 2012

The Representative’s submission to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, which highlights the inter-generational impact of residential schools on today’s children and discusses the importance of using concepts of children’s human rights as a useful framework for reconciliation and preventing harm to current and future generations of Aboriginal children. 

Editorials and Submissions
Jun 22, 2012

The Representative’s submission to the BC Justice Reform Initiative in response to the Green Paper: Modernizing British Columbia’s Justice System.

Editorials and Submissions
Nov 1, 2011

A submission from the Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA), titled Aboriginal Children – Canada Must Do Better: Today and Tomorrow, for review in by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in a 2012 session.

Editorials and Submissions
Oct 31, 2011

An opinion-editorial submission by the Representative and the minister in honour of adoption awareness month.

Editorials and Submissions
Oct 27, 2011

The Representative’s submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights respecting Bill C-10 (Youth Criminal Justice Act amendments)

Editorials and Submissions
Mar 1, 2011

A submission from the Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) to the Select Standing Committee on Justice and Human rights, for their consideration regarding Bill C-10 which contains proposed amendments to the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Editorials and Submissions
Feb 8, 2011

The Representative responds to comments regarding the report Fragile Lives, Fragmented Systems.

Editorials and Submissions
Dec 1, 2010

The Representative’s Submission to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, in respect to Bill C-4 (An Act to Amend the Youth Justice Act).

Editorials and Submissions
Oct 12, 2010

The Representative examines the key things that children need from their families, communities and government in order to have the best possible start in life.

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