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Child and youth news of the week

Tyee: What’s in Store for the Next Two Generations of BC School Kids? Tyee: Young Voters Need a Reason to Believe Their Vote Matters CBC News: Child welfare, environment among top election issues for B.C. First Nations Vancouver Courier: Should welfare rates be raised in B.C.? Bowen Island Undercurrent: Childcare MORE


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Global News: BC Liberals falling $100 million short on child care spending promise, advocacy group says Metro News Vancouver: NDP accuses B.C. Premier of ‘Trump-like’ lies on child care Squamish Chief: Squamish daycare crunch continues CBC Early Edition: Daycare parents panel – two parents speak about finding care CBC News: MORE


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Vancouver Sun: BC’s working poor: Meet the people whose jobs don’t pay the bills Vancouver Sun: BC’s working poor: Low-wage jobs keep many living paycheque to paycheque Vancouver Sun: BC’s working poor: Affordable child care key to lifting families out of poverty Vancouver Sun: B.C.’s working poor: Affordability crisis hits MORE


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APTN National News: Cindy Blackstock eyes Federal Court to force Ottawa to treat First Nations children fairly Vancouver Sun: Federal Budget 2017 news roundup Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives: 2017 Federal Budget Analysis and Organizational Responses Toronto Star: Federal budget money for child care is a good first step but MORE


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CKNW AM 980: How is Canada’s middle class doing? – Federal minister Jean Yves Duclos discusses child poverty and child care ahead of next federal budget News 1130: Ottawa may offer more child care breaks Global News: Child care and parental leave: What could be in the 2017 federal budget MORE


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Policy Note: First Call op-ed: BC Budget 2017 fails to fill the hole we’ve dug for children, youth and families Tyee: Budget Shortchanges BC Kids and Youth, Say Critics Times Colonist: Comment: Kids’ lives are at stake, and B.C. needs to do better CKNW: Vancouver Park Board aims to be MORE


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Vancouver Sun: Opinion: Time to make investing in B.C. families our top priority Tyee: BC Best Province for Low Taxes? Uh, Not for Poor Families Huffington Post: Poverty Violates Human Rights. Canada Must Do More to Defeat It Tyee: BC’s Massive Tax Giveaway to the Rich Global News: Longtime foster MORE


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NationTalk: Alex’s Story Prompts Acting Representative to Recommend Key Changes in Care System Tyee: Teen’s Suicide ‘Predictable’ After Years of Ministry Failures, Says Report Global News: Who’s accountable for the tragic death of Alex Gervais? CTV News Vancouver: Absentee caregiver was receiving $8K a month before teen’s suicide: report CTV MORE


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Vancouver Sun: Douglas Todd: Inquiry into missing indigenous women adds men and boys CTV News: Feds dragging their feet on First Nations child welfare: Blackstock CBC News: Innovative strategy for at-risk and Indigenous youth in Vancouver gains momentum Globe and Mail: B.C. launches aboriginal family-court pilot project Metro News: Board MORE


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Tyee: Youth, Homeless, and at Risk in BC’s interior Tyee: Kamloops ‘Wrap Force’ Fights Youth Homelessness Tyee: At Kamloops School for Indigenous Youth, a ‘Focus on the Successes’ CBC News: 11% of Canadians aged 15-24 met criteria for depression: StatsCan Metro Vancouver: ‘Baby boom’? $10-a-day childcare could boost B.C.’s economy MORE


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Tri-City News: Port Coquitlam city workers now earn a living wage Berkeley News: Research zeroing in on Fresno shows $15 California minimum wage has big impact on pay, none on jobs Forbes: Higher Seattle Minimum Wage Hasn’t Hurt Restaurant Jobs Growth after a Year Roundhouse Radio: Glen Hansman, BCTF president, MORE


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Tyee: $50 Million for New Hires a ‘First Step’ to Restoring Contracts, Say BC Teachers Vancouver Sun: B.C. teachers, government reach $50-million interim deal following Supreme Court ruling News 1130: Parents of special needs students worried about funding announcement Vancouver Sun: Waiting times too long for B.C. pre-schoolers with special needs, MORE


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CBC Early Edition: Margot Young on child poverty statistics (starts at 2:11:20) Williams Lake Tribune: LETTERS: High child poverty rate in Williams Lake a sign of wealth inequality Northern View: Prince Rupert second-worst in B.C. for child poverty Times Colonist: Trevor Hancock: Governments fail to provide necessaries of life CBC MORE


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Global News: More daycare spaces slated for south Okanagan Tyee: In Vancouver, a Teacher Helps Students Climb to New Heights Vancouver Metro News: 58,000 kids with mental health disorders in B.C. ‘not being treated’ Tyee: Demand an End to Second-Class Status for Reserve Children: Blackstock Catalyst: Poverty Isn’t a Problem MORE


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Peace Arch News: Young Minds: Family-inclusive care vital – story of one youth with schizophrenia CBC News: $25-a-day child care coming to 18 Alberta daycare centres Huffington Post: Why Canada Needs a Universal Child Care Program Kelowna Capital News: Organizing to end child poverty in Kelowna Burnaby Now: Social safety MORE