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Editorials and Submissions
Dec 1, 2010

The Representative’s Submission to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, in respect to Bill C-4 (An Act to Amend the Youth Justice Act).

Legislative Reports
Nov 29, 2010

The third and final report assessing the 62 recommendations of the April 2006 B.C. Children and Youth Review (the "Hughes Review"). Previous progress reports were released in Nov. 2007 and Dec. 2008.

Nov 20, 2010

November 20th is National Child Day. The date celebrates the occasion when Canada adopted the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

Legislative Reports
Nov 2, 2010

The plan reflecting the Office of the Representative for Children and Youth's goals and objectives from 2011/12 to 2013/14.

Nov 1, 2010

Over the years, I have had the privilege of meeting many adoptive parents and the young people to whom they have given second chances and new lives.

Monitoring Reports
Oct 18, 2010

This unique report takes a sweeping look at young lives across the province, using as wide a lens as possible to examine the state of British Columbia's children and youth.

Editorials and Submissions
Oct 12, 2010

The Representative examines the key things that children need from their families, communities and government in order to have the best possible start in life.

Oct 1, 2010

In honour of Foster Family month, I offer my personal thanks to B.C’s foster parents, for their hard work and dedication to the young people they are helping.

There is a great proverb that says “one generation plants the trees, another gets the shade”. Know that the work you are doing to support and strengthen the lives of the children in your care is an investment that will result in a stronger and more resilient group of adolescents and adults, who will be better equipped to deal with life’s challenges.

Legislative Reports
Sep 27, 2010

This report provides an overview of the Office's work on behalf of the vulnerable children and youth of B.C. over the past year.