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REPORTS | DECEMBER 13, 2017

B.C. Adoption & Permanency Options Update

The provincial government is faltering in its efforts to find permanent homes for the children and youth in its care – particularly for Indigenous children and youth – shows a report released today by the Representative for Children and Youth. …


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CID REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | OCTOBER 4, 2017

Missing Pieces: Joshua’s Story

British Columbia’s newly formed Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions should take the lead role in developing and implementing a comprehensive mental health system for children and youth in this province, recommends an investigative report released today by B.C.’s Representative …


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LEGISLATIVE REPORTS | SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

Annual Report 2016/17 and Service Plan 2017/18 to 2018/19

This report provides an overview of the work of the Office on behalf of the vulnerable children and youth of B.C.over the past year and a plan outlining goals and objectives for the 2017/18 and 2018/19 fiscal years. Complete financial …


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CID REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | FEBRUARY 6, 2017

Broken Promises: Alex’s Story

Lacking any permanent connection to his family and culture and without the mental health supports that might have made a difference, an 18-year-old Métis youth in care took his own life in an act of desperation, says an investigative report …


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