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February 6, 2014
 

The report finds that the tragic suicide death of a 14-year-old girl living in a rural British Columbia First Nations community reveals a child protection system that is not reaching the children who need it most.

 


January 22, 2014

 
November 6, 2013

A review of the results of Ministry of Children and Family Development’s spending on Aboriginal child welfare services over the past 10 years.”

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September 30, 2013
 
Representative's New Advocacy Role for Young Adults Now in Effect
The Representative for Children and Youth can assist young adults with developmental disabilities through the Office's advocacy mandate.
 
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To view the Advocacy Fact Sheet, click here.
To view the joint protocol with CLBC, click here.
 

 
September 26, 2013
Sixth Annual Awards of Excellence
The recipients of the Representative’s sixth annual Awards of Excellence have been announced.

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To view the recipients' biographies, click here.

September 17, 2013
Special Report – Out of Sight: How One Aboriginal Child’s Best Interests Were Lost Between Two Provinces
An investigative report into the life of a young Aboriginal girl who was subject to neglect and abuse after moving from the care of the B.C. government to the care of her maternal grandfather in Saskatchewan.
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May 6, 2013
Nomination for the Representative for Children and Youth's sixth annual Awards of Excellence are now being accepted.
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To view the nomination forms and for more information, click here.

 April 9, 2013
The Representative's  report on youth mental health services in B.C., with focus on 16 to 18 year olds.
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March 26, 2013
The Representative's  audit on the plans of care for children and youth who are in the long-term care of the Province of British Columbia.
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To view the summary report, click here.
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March 14, 2013  
Representative's Report # 17-Critical Injuries and Deaths Review and Investigation
 
RCY's review of critical injuries or deaths from
Oct. 1, 2012-Jan. 31, 2013.
 
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Feb. 7, 2013  
 
The Representative's investigation examines the entire life and the full spectrum of services that this young boy and his family received and whether they were appropriate and responsive to his needs.
 
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