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UNICEF submission on RCY Act review

UNICEF Canada has made a submission to the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth’s recent review of the Representative for Children and Youth Act. Entitled The Legislated Functions of the Representative Can’t Be Phased Out: The Rights and Interests of British Columbia Children and Youth Depend on It, the MORE


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First Call coalition submissions to the RCY Act review

Several First Call coalition members, including the BC Association of Social Workers, BC Government and Service Employees’ Union and West Coast LEAF, each made a submission to the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth’s recent review of the Representative for Children and Youth Act. First Call made seven recommendations MORE


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Campbell River Children’s Charter

Campbell River and area has developed an excellent example of a children’s charter. Children’s Voices Matter provides a great visual representation outlining social, esteem, basic and safety needs of children to be considered in community policy. The charter was created through a partnership with City of Campbell River, School District MORE