Publication Type: Monthly Updates


First Call Monthly Updates

October 2016 Monthly Update

2017 fundraising gala details – MSP coverage for all infants – First Call budget submission – and more! Welcome to our monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work and key developments in child and youth policy in BC. Highlights this month include: Guest of Honour: Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond MSP coverage MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

September 2016 Monthly Update

BC cancels family clawbacks – First Call backs foster youth supports – Best wishes to Lin Ruitong– and more! Welcome to our monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work and key developments in child and youth policy in BC. Highlights this month include: BC ends maternity and parental and EI MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

May 2016 Monthly Update

New BC gov early childhood report a distraction – human rights complaint filed against EI maternity clawback – sanctuary schools in New West – and more! Welcome to our monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work and key developments in child and youth policy in BC. Highlights this month include: MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

March 2016 Monthly Update

March, 2016 Welcome to our monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work and key actions you can take to support children and youth in BC. Highlights this month include: We reviewed the federal budget for highlights and misses for BC’s children and youth We heard back from MSDSI Minister Stilwell MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

January 2016 Monthly Update

Welcome to the January monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work and key actions you can take to support children and youth in BC. First off, there’s still time to purchase tickets to our annual fundraising gala with Trevor Linden and youth leaders coming up in two weeks on February MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

September 2015 Monthly Update

Welcome to the September monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work and key actions you can take to support children and youth in BC. With the federal election underway we have produced an election toolkit to give you the tools to ensure child and youth issues are first on the MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

June 2015 Monthly Update

Welcome to the June monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work putting children and youth first. We were proud to participate in the friendship walk on June 21st for National Aboriginal Day and had a great time picnicking with our donors at Trout Lake Park. This month we have a MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

May 2015 Monthly Update

Welcome to the May monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work and key actions you can take to support children and youth in BC. This month our provincial coordinator Adrienne Montani facilitated a panel at the Early Childhood Educators of BC annual conference and spoke about our new report on MORE