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Editorials and Submissions
Jul 4, 2013

The Representative’s letter to the federal Minister for Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism regarding the importance of the Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) and other programs for immigrant and refugee youth.

Statements
Jun 4, 2013

For three years now, British Columbia has dedicated one week to reflect on the strengths and needs of each of the more than 8,000 children and youth in the care of our provincial government. To each one of those boys and girls and youth in care, I want to take this opportunity to say:

Monitoring Reports
Apr 9, 2013

The Representative's report on youth mental health services in B.C., with focus on 16 to 18 year olds.

Monitoring Reports
Mar 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.

Statements
Mar 8, 2013

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day centres on seeking a world in which women and children can live free from violence.

Just over a year ago I released a report Honouring Kaitlynne, Max and Cordon: Make Their Voices Heard Now. It is a tragic recounting of unaddressed disconnects between systems that urgently need to be working closely together in domestic violence situations – child protection, income assistance, mental health, police and judicial systems.

CID Reviews and Investigations
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.

Statements
Dec 7, 2012

 OTTAWA – The vice‐president of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child oday wraps up her four‐day visit to Canada which included stops in Ontario, New Brunswick and Québec.

The Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) invited Marta Maurás of Chile o visit Canada to observe first‐hand this country’s implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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