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STATEMENTS | JUNE 6, 2007

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.

The Joint Statement is a …


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LEGISLATIVE REPORTS | APRIL 7, 2006

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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