The Representative for Children and Youth Releases New Report

View the report from the Representative for Children and Youth entitled “Who Cares? B.C. Children with Complex Medical, Psychological, and Developmental Needs and their Families Deserve Better”, which was submitted to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. This report finds that most children and youth with complex needs in residential care lacked the assessments, plans […]

First Call’s 2014 BC Child Poverty Report Card

First Call has released BC’s annual report card on child poverty. It found that one in five BC children live in poverty. Disappointingly, this is the same rate as when First Call started tracking child poverty rates nearly two decades ago. In fact, since 1989, there has been an increase in BC’s child poverty rate […]