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Representative for Children and Youth says much more needs to be done to ensure young people in care do not continue to go missing

In acknowledgement of International Missing Children’s Day, May 25th, B.C.’s Representative for Children and youth is calling on “the diverse systems of care” to do more to prevent and better support young people who are lost, fleeing and missing from …


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Recent data highlights worrisome trends for B.C. children and youth

VICTORIA – Increasing poverty rates, deepening vulnerabilities of children heading into kindergarten and an inability to access affordable childcare are preventing B.C. young people from thriving, says the province’s Representative for Children and Youth.

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Representative for Children and Youth disappointed by lack of significant new funding for children and youth in B.C. Budget

B.C.’s provincial budget is not going far enough in addressing the urgent needs of children and youth in the province, says B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth.

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Representative makes submission as part of statutory review of RCY Act

Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth has made a number of recommendations to the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth as part of her initial submission to the Committee’s statutory review of the Representative for Children and Youth


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Pippa Rowcliffe selected RCY’s Deputy for Investigations, Monitoring and Corporate Services

B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth is pleased to announce the selection of Pippa Rowcliffe as RCY’s new Deputy Representative, Investigations, Monitoring and Corporate Services, following a competition. 

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NEW DEPUTY REPRESENTATIVE FOR RCY

Samantha Cocker selected as Deputy Representative, Advocacy and First Nations, Métis and Inuit Relations

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Joint News Release

In recognition of Prevention of Violence Against Women Week, the Representative and the Human Rights Commissioner have released a joint news release: Click here


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