RECENT NEWS | MARCH 24, 2022STATEMENTS | MARCH 24, 2022

Statements on the Effects of Residential Schools

The Representative for Children and Youth and RCY’s Knowledge Keeper have released statements about the ongoing and persistent harm and trauma caused by residential schools across B.C. and Canada.


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RECENT NEWS | MARCH 15, 2022STATEMENTS | MARCH 15, 2022

Representative’s Statement on Social Work Week

For the past two years, we have celebrated Social Work Week under the COVID-19 pandemic, which has had a profound effect on the lives of social workers both professionally and personally. Social workers have been working tirelessly to support children, …


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RECENT NEWS | NOVEMBER 19, 2021STATEMENTS | NOVEMBER 19, 2021

Representative’s Statement on National Child Day

National Child Day acknowledges the rights of all children across the country and celebrates the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) by the UN on Nov. 20, 1989. As a rights-based Office, the …


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STATEMENTS | OCTOBER 1, 2021

Representative’s Statement on Foster Family Month

October is Foster Family Month, a time when we recognize the hard work and dedication of foster caregivers across the province. With the added stress of children returning to schools this year amidst an ongoing pandemic, foster caregivers have played …


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