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RECENT NEWS, REPORTS, REPORTS, REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS  | SEPTEMBER 9, 2022

Hands, not Hurdles: Helping Children with FASD and their Families

Hands, not Hurdles: Helping Children with FASD and their Families is a condensed and easily digestible version of a more in-depth report on FASD released by the Office of the Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) in 2021. In addition …


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STATEMENTS AND NEWS RELEASES  | AUGUST 25, 2022

Representative’s statement on toxic drug supply

Since April 2016, when the province first declared it a Public Health Emergency, the devastating effects of the toxic drug crisis on British Columbia have grown more apparent by the month. Illicit drug overdoses are now overwhelmingly the leading cause …


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NEWS RELEASES, NEWS RELEASES, RECENT NEWS  | JUNE 30, 2022

Representative makes submission as part of statutory review of RCY Act

Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth has made a number of recommendations to the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth as part of her initial submission to the Committee’s statutory review of the Representative for Children and Youth


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RECENT NEWS, REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS, STATEMENTS 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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