October is Community Living Month, the perfect time to honour the contributions of children and youth with developmental disabilities and recognize the many people who are making a difference in their lives, helping them build brighter futures.
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.
The Representative’s letter to the federal Minister for Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism regarding the importance of the Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) and other programs for immigrant and refugee youth.
For three years now, British Columbia has dedicated one week to reflect on the strengths and needs of each of the more than 8,000 children and youth in the care of our provincial government. To each one of those boys and girls and youth in care, I want to take this opportunity to say:
This year’s theme for International Women’s Day centres on seeking a world in which women and children can live free from violence.
Just over a year ago I released a report Honouring Kaitlynne, Max and Cordon: Make Their Voices Heard Now. It is a tragic recounting of unaddressed disconnects between systems that urgently need to be working closely together in domestic violence situations – child protection, income assistance, mental health, police and judicial systems.