The Representative speaks out against the cancellation of a program which allowed mothers in jail to care for and bond with their newborns.
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The Representative comments on the benefits of standardized testing for tracking outcomes and planning interventions for vulnerable students.
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.
The Representative reinforces the Senate committee’s message that children’s rights have not be made a priority in Canada.