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REPORTS | JUNE 10, 2021REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | JUNE 10, 2021REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | JUNE 10, 2021

Skye’s Legacy: A focus on belonging

The life and death of Skye, a bright, young First Nations girl who “bubbled with energy” as a child, illustrates just how critical it is for children in government care to feel connected to family, culture and community, says an …


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REPORTS | JUNE 3, 2021REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | JUNE 3, 2021REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | JUNE 3, 2021

Child Participation in Family Law and Child Welfare Court Proceedings

In advance of the Representative’s report on child participation in family law and child welfare court proceedings, to be released later this year, the FREDA Centre at Simon Fraser University has composed this literature review on the topic. The Representative …


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REPORTS | JANUARY 19, 2021REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | JANUARY 19, 2021REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | JANUARY 19, 2021

Detained: Rights of children and youth under the Mental Health Act

In a new report released today, B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth says the provincial government must act to better protect the interests of children and youth involuntarily detained under the Mental Health Act.  

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REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | DECEMBER 8, 2020REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | DECEMBER 8, 2020

Illuminating Service Experience: A Descriptive Analysis of Injury and Death Reports for First Nations Children and Youth in B.C., 2015 to 2017

Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth today released a report examining critical injuries and deaths of First Nations children and youth, Illuminating Service Experience: A Descriptive Analysis of Injury and Death Reports for First Nations Children and Youth in …


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REPORTS | DECEMBER 3, 2020REPORTS | DECEMBER 3, 2020REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | DECEMBER 3, 2020

Left Out: Children and youth with special needs in the pandemic

The provincial government should immediately begin working with families and community organizations to address the urgent needs of children and youth with special needs who have been neglected during the pandemic and begin a system overhaul aimed at providing inclusive, …


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