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STATEMENTS | MARCH 9, 2009

Representative Honours B.C.’s Social Workers

On the occasion of Social Work Week here in British Columbia, I commend frontline social workers in this province for their dedication and commitment to the safety and well-being of our most vulnerable young citizens and their families.

In these …


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MONITORING REPORTS | FEBRUARY 23, 2009

Kids, Crime and Care: Youth Justice Experiences and Outcomes

A major B.C. study released today shows that although children and youth in care are at higher risk of becoming involved with the youth justice system, early interventions targeted at risk factors can change the paths of these vulnerable adolescents. …


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STATEMENTS | NOVEMBER 1, 2008

Representative Acknowledges Adoptive Parents

In honour of Adoption Awareness month, I wish to thank our province’s adoptive families for their courage, commitment and compassion. The permanence you provide for children gives them a family and your investment makes an important contribution to society as …


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STATEMENTS | OCTOBER 1, 2008

Representative Celebrates Foster Family Month

I would like to take this opportunity to offer my personal thanks to all foster parents in B.C., in honour of Foster Family month. The safe harbour you provide for children is tremendously important in their lives, as well as …


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