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MCFD New Child Care Spaces Funding Announcement

This week, Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy and Minister of State for Child Care Katrina Chen announced that they have tripled the funding maximums for creating new licensed child care spaces. The maximum funding amount available from the Childcare BC New Spaces Fund to public-sector organizations, such as local MORE


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Vancouver Early Years Partnership Develops New SEL Matters Website

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is a critical component to the healthy development of young children – impacting how we process emotions, achieve goals, maintain positive relationships and make responsible decisions in our lives. The Vancouver Early Years Partnership developed the new SEL Matters website to offer early years providers and parents/caregivers MORE


CHILD AND YOUTH NEWS OF THE WEEK

Vancouver is Awesome: ‘Period Promise’: Vulnerable B.C. women get access to free tampons and pads Cloverdale Reporter: Surrey council unanimously approves ‘deeply’ affordable housing project The Georgia Straight: B.C.’s first urgent response centre for mental health and substance use launches in Surrey The Ubyssey: ‘More than just tuition and books’: Provincial government announces additional MORE


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Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC Extended Family Program

Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC helps Aboriginal peoples in BC understand their legal rights by providing legal information and connecting communities to legal support. Their website relaunch features five videos sharing experiences of overcoming complicated legal issues with the help of Legal Aid BC. One of these videos is Doris’s story about taking her grandchild MORE