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CID REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

So Many Plans, So Little Stability: A Child’s Need for Security

This report looks into the chaotic life and unexpected death of a four-month-old First Nations infant. It identifies troubling inadequacies in planning, case management and decision-making, and makes recommendations to address gaps in how government and delegated Aboriginal agencies work …


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CID REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | JULY 28, 2009

Housing, Help and Hope: A Better Path for Struggling Families

A struggling young family needed short-term housing assistance so their baby could be safe, but instead the child was taken into government care. An investigation into a First Nations baby’s critical injury finds that many of the systemic factors that …


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CID REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | APRIL 16, 2008

Amanda, Savannah, Rowen and Serena: From loss to Learning

In April 2007, the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth asked the Representative to investigate the deaths of four Northern B.C. children who died between 1999 and 2005. The detailed analysis that follows in this report focuses on identifying …


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