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EDITORIALS AND SUBMISSIONS | APRIL 10, 2017

Protocol agreement signed

Representative Bernard Richard and Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux today completed the signing of a comprehensive protocol agreement which has the purpose of ensuring a clear, mutual understanding of their organizations’ respective roles and mandates regarding communication …


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EDITORIALS AND SUBMISSIONS | FEBRUARY 16, 2017

Bernard Richard confirmed as Representative for Children and Youth

Bernard Richard has been confirmed by the British Columbia Legislature as the province’s second Representative for Children and Youth.

Richard’s appointment was confirmed today in a unanimous vote of MLAs for a five-year term as Representative, pursuant to section 2 …


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EDITORIALS AND SUBMISSIONS | MAY 5, 2016

Letter to Speaker’s Office

The Representative for Children and Youth has sent a letter to the Speaker’s Office regarding the posting of the Special Report: Implementation of the Plecas Review, Part One: Decision Time.

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EDITORIALS AND SUBMISSIONS | APRIL 3, 2016

Representative for Children and Youth

On March 1, 2016, the Legislative Assembly appointed the Special Committee to Appoint a Representative for Children and Youth to select and unanimously recommend the appointment of a Representative, pursuant to section 2 of the Representative for Children and Youth Act, …


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EDITORIALS AND SUBMISSIONS | JANUARY 14, 2015

RCY’s New Acting Deputy Representative

Dawn Thomas-Wightman has been named Acting Deputy Representative for Children and Youthin British Columbia, Representative Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond announced this week.

Thomas-Wightman brings nearly 20 years of direct experience in child welfare through her various roles with the Ministry of …


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