RECENT NEWS | JUNE 21, 2022STATEMENTS AND NEWS RELEASES | JUNE 21, 2022

Representative’s Statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day is a time to hold up and celebrate the culture, resistance and vision of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and Urban Indigenous peoples. It is also a time to lean into the grief and pain of historical …


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RECENT NEWS | MAY 30, 2022REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | MAY 30, 2022STATEMENTS AND NEWS RELEASES | MAY 30, 2022

Representative’s Statement on Youth in Care Week

As the province’s Representative for Children and Youth, I have the privilege of meeting with and learning from many young people in and from care whose stories, insights, ideas and aspirations inform our priorities and actions at RCY. The strength, …


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RECENT NEWS | APRIL 26, 2022REPORTS | APRIL 26, 2022REPORTS | APRIL 26, 2022REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | APRIL 26, 2022

Beyond Compliance: Ensuring quality in care planning

Beyond Compliance focuses on examining care plans and care planning undertaken by the Ministry of Children and Family Development for children and youth in care. The report brings together leading practices in care planning identified through a jurisdictional scan process …


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RECENT NEWS | MARCH 29, 2022REPORTS | MARCH 29, 2022REPORTS | MARCH 29, 2022REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | MARCH 29, 2022

At a Crossroads: The roadmap from fiscal discrimination to equity in Indigenous child welfare

British Columbia’s Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) is calling upon the provincial government to end discriminatory funding practices and adopt Canadian Human Rights Tribunal principles for Indigenous child welfare funding in B.C. in a report released today.

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RECENT NEWS | MARCH 24, 2022STATEMENTS AND NEWS RELEASES | MARCH 24, 2022

Statements on the Effects of Residential Schools

The Representative for Children and Youth and RCY’s Knowledge Keeper have released statements about the ongoing and persistent harm and trauma caused by residential schools across B.C. and Canada.


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RECENT NEWS | MARCH 15, 2022STATEMENTS AND NEWS RELEASES | MARCH 15, 2022

Representative’s Statement on Social Work Week

For the past two years, we have celebrated Social Work Week under the COVID-19 pandemic, which has had a profound effect on the lives of social workers both professionally and personally. Social workers have been working tirelessly to support children, …


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