Media Articles On Foster Care & Vulnerable Youth

‘We’re free’: Family calls for change after newborn apprehended by CFS in viral video is returned

CBC News – March 21, 2019

Jordan’s Principle gets $1.2B from federal budget – but certain details missing

APTN News – March 19, 2019

Water, child services and languages focus of federal budget as government aims for Indigenous reconciliation progress

Fort McMurray Today – March 19, 2019

Federal budget offers promising new investments in children in Canada and around the world

Cision – March 19, 2019

Feds promise $4.5B in new spending on Indigenous peoples in pre-election budget

APTN News – March 19, 2019

Bill C-92 Introduced in Parliament: An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Children, Youth and Families

Cision – February 28, 2019

Ian Mulgrew: Victims of children’s ministry scandal step forward

Vancouver Sun – March 15, 2019

Extending involuntary confinement for at-risk youth a last resort, but sometimes necessary: child advocate

CBC News – March 14, 2019

How to fix Ottawa’s Indigenous child welfare legislation

The Star – March 14, 2019

Social worker may have taken $500K from vulnerable kids, lawyer says

CTV News – March 13, 2019

Number of B.C. teens struggling with anxiety up in 2018: study

Vancouver Sun – March 13, 2019

B.C. pledges $1.2M for ‘intensive supports’ aimed at steering kids away from gangs

CTV News – March 12, 2019

Tina Fontaine asked for help before she died, was told no beds, says children’s advocate

The Star – March 12, 2019

‘Children are going to die’: Manitoba Child Advocate calls for change

APTN News – March 12, 2019

B.C. social worker accused of punishing Indigenous youth for sexual assault while in foster care

APTN News – March 11, 2019

Slain teen’s family hopes report ensures others don’t fall through the cracks

Times Colonist – March 11, 2019

Atlin, B.C., welcomes home children of residential school students

CBC News – March 9, 2019

Indigenous child welfare reform bill ‘breaks new ground’ but will it save lives?

APTN News – March 7, 2019

$3B class action lawsuit filed against Ottawa over First Nations child welfare discrimination

CBC News – March 5, 2019

Legal aid report calls for child-protection clinics to help parents

Times Colonist – March 4, 2019

Indigenous youth, elders to live together in new Kamloops, B.C., housing project

CBC Radio – February 25, 2019

‘Just kind of felt like I was existing’: Life after aging out of care

APTN News – February 22, 2019

Young adults given skills to cope with anxiety

Chilliwack Progress – February 19, 2019

B.C. government unveils budget big on social spending, low on new taxes

Times Colonist – February 19, 2019

Trudeau silent on jurisdiction, but says coming child welfare bill ’embodies reconciliation’

APTN News – February 13, 2019

Turning Child Apprehension Fears into Cartoon Art

The Tyee – February 12, 2019

First Nations groups want fixes to draft child welfare law as Ottawa faces time crunch

CBC News – February 6, 2019

B.C. family feels parents are forsaken when ministry takes over care of teens

Global News – February 5, 2019

Dylan Cohen on Finding ‘Home’ after Foster Care

The Tyee – February 4, 2019

B.C. government launching new school-based mental-health programs

Global News – February 4, 2019

Ministry broadens hiring credentials for new frontline workers – January 31, 2019

Planned Mental Health Summit Shows Power of Letting Youth Lead

The Tyee – January 31, 2019

Northeast Foster Families – Fort St. John Foster Parents Information Session – January 29, 2019

Social impact bond could not only help at-risk moms, but give Manitoba’s government a chance to shine

CBC News – January 26, 2019

Signing a letter of understanding: a ‘real’ step toward reconciliation

My Cowichan Valley Now – January 25, 2019

Make child protection an essential service, investigator says

CBC News – January 24, 2019

Sask. program offers alternative to child apprehension for at-risk pregnant moms

CBC News – January 24, 2019

$7.5M, 5-year federal program to help Surrey, B.C., divert youth from gang life

Prince George Citizen – January 22, 2019

How one B.C. community is fighting to keep Indigenous children with their families

The Globe and Mail – January 20, 2019

Jennifer Charlesworth: Improving social services for Indigenous youth key to moving forward

Vancouver Sun – January 18, 2019

Vancouver city council endorses free transit for youth

Surrey Now-Leader – January 17, 2019

New office to support mid-island Indigenous families and children in need

NanaimoNewsNOW – January 17, 2019

Cabinet shuffle shows reconciliation dropping in priority for Trudeau, say Indigenous advocates

CBC News – January 15, 2019

BC Indigenous Leaders Fear Cabinet Shuffle Signals End to Reconciliation Agenda

The Tyee – January 15, 2019

Case of B.C. boy whose leg was tied to another boy not properly investigated: judge

Vancouver Sun – January 14, 2019

Live stream of baby taken by child services challenges privacy laws — but family feels empowered

CBC News – January 12, 2019

Child custody assessments under review after complaints about former psychologist’s methods

CBC News – January 10, 2019

How to Turn House Repairs into Jobs for Youth Facing Barriers

The Tyee – January 3, 2019