STATEMENTS | NOVEMBER 20, 2020

Statement Recognizing National Child Day

National Child Day serves as an important reminder that we must continually and creatively work together to ensure that all children and youth have their rights appropriately met – especially during difficult times such as we are all in right …


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REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | OCTOBER 26, 2020STATEMENTS | OCTOBER 26, 2020

Statement in Recognition of Foster Family Month

October 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of Foster Family Month in B.C. This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, it is particularly important to recognize caregivers around the province as they maintain these important roles during these ever-shifting times.

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REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | SEPTEMBER 9, 2020STATEMENTS | SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

Statement in Recognition of International FASD Awareness Day

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day was first celebrated in 1999 with a focus on improving prevention, diagnosis and support for individuals with FASD. On this FASD Awareness Day, I want to take time to acknowledge the importance of …


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REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | JUNE 21, 2020STATEMENTS | JUNE 21, 2020

Representative’s Statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

Today, as we recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day, the very first thing we are called upon to do is to celebrate and honour the diverse original peoples of this land – the First Nations, Métis, Inuit and urban Indigenous peoples. …


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