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STATEMENTS | NOVEMBER 1, 2009

Representative Commends Adoptive Parents

In honour of Adoption Awareness month, I wish to thank our province’s adoptive families for the commitment they have made to some of our most vulnerable children. The stability you provide for your children paves the way for them to …


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STATEMENTS | SEPTEMBER 9, 2009

Representative Marks FASD Awareness Day

Nine is the critical number as we mark International FASD Awareness Day today. The ninth day of the ninth month is recognized around the globe to increase awareness of children born at a disadvantage because their mothers drank during pregnancy. …


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STATEMENTS | AUGUST 12, 2009

Representative Celebrates International Youth Day

On this day 10 years ago, the United Nations declared August 12 to be International Youth Day. Today’s society is the youngest ever, with about 50 per cent of the world’s
population aged 25 years or under. More than at …


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CID REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | JULY 28, 2009

Housing, Help and Hope: A Better Path for Struggling Families

A struggling young family needed short-term housing assistance so their baby could be safe, but instead the child was taken into government care. An investigation into a First Nations baby’s critical injury finds that many of the systemic factors that …


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