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RECENT NEWS | APRIL 26, 2022REPORTS | APRIL 26, 2022REPORTS | APRIL 26, 2022REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | APRIL 26, 2022

Beyond Compliance: Ensuring quality in care planning

Beyond Compliance focuses on examining care plans and care planning undertaken by the Ministry of Children and Family Development for children and youth in care. The report brings together leading practices in care planning identified through a jurisdictional scan process …


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RECENT NEWS | MARCH 29, 2022REPORTS | MARCH 29, 2022REPORTS | MARCH 29, 2022REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | MARCH 29, 2022

At a Crossroads: The roadmap from fiscal discrimination to equity in Indigenous child welfare

British Columbia’s Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) is calling upon the provincial government to end discriminatory funding practices and adopt Canadian Human Rights Tribunal principles for Indigenous child welfare funding in B.C. in a report released today.

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ANNUAL REPORTS | OCTOBER 4, 2021REPORTS | OCTOBER 4, 2021REPORTS | OCTOBER 4, 2021REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | OCTOBER 4, 2021

Annual Report 2020/21 and Service Plan 2021/22 to 2023/24

This report provides an overview of the work of the Office on behalf of the children and youth of B.C. over the past year and a plan outlining goals and objectives for the 2021/22 to 2023/24 fiscal years. Complete financial …


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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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