Get Youth and Children on the Political Agenda!

Download a toolkit to support individuals and community groups to advance legislation, policy, and practice to benefit children and youth in the lead up to the May 2013 provincial election. Click here for Elections Toolkit. See what the BC Society for Children and Youth is doing to promote elections decision-making for promoting the well-being of children and […]

New Reports by BC Representative for Children and Youth Office

The Representative for Children and Youth of BC has issued 4 new reports since February 2013, with the most recent one released in April. These include: Still Waiting: First Hand Experiences with Youth Mental Health Experiences in BC Much More Than Paper Work, Proper Planning Essential to Better Lives for BC’s Children In Care Representative’s […]

Youth Gangs

  A gang is a structured group of individuals who use intimidation and violence to carry out criminal acts in order to gain power and status or to control certain lucrative activities. A youth gang is “any durable, street-oriented youth group whose involvement in illegal activity is part of its group identity”. Most youth gang […]