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Service Plan 2007/08 to 2009/10

A plan reflecting the Office of the Representative for Children and Youth’s goals and objectives for 2007/08 to 2009/10.

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Representative’s Report #1- Reviews and investigations: June 1 – September 30, 2007

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Editorial in the Vancouver Sun on standardized testing

The Representative comments on the benefits of standardized testing for tracking outcomes and planning interventions for vulnerable students.

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Representative Endorses Campaign Against Physical Punishment

B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth is officially endorsing the Joint Statement on Physical Punishment of Children and Youth.

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond joins over 250 organizations and experts already supporting a campaign against physical punishment.

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Article in The Verdict, “Who Speaks for Children?”

Shortly after becoming B.C.’s first Representative for Children and Youth, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond penned this article regarding children’s access to the justice system.

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Health and Well-Being of Children in Care in B.C.: Educational Experience and Outcomes

A Joint Special Report prepared by the Representative for Children and Youth and the Provincial Health Officer.

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Editorial Submission on Senate report examining Canada’s progress on children’s rights

The Representative reinforces the Senate committee’s message that children’s rights have not be made a priority in Canada.

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The B.C. Children and Youth Review (“Hughes Review”)

In November 2005, the Honourable Ted Hughes was appointed to conduct an independent review of British Columbia’s child protection system. More than 70 individuals with special expertise and over 300 child welfare groups contribute to the review. Five months later, …


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