Child and Youth News of the Week


CBC News: Expand supports to youth leaving care, says B.C. coroner’s review of 200 deaths
CBC News: B.C. government to fund 1,500 homes for women fleeing violence
Tyee: Lessons from Care: ‘The Only Flaw in This System Is that Some of Us Survived’
StarMetro Vancouver: Mortality rate for youth in care exponentially higher than average, B.C. Coroners Service report shows
The Globe and Mail: Expand supports to youth leaving care: B.C. coroner’s review
New West Record: New Westminster-based program helping find home for youths
News 1130: Hiking the minimum wage doesn’t help people out of poverty, says controversial policy group
StarMetro Vancouver: Welfare changes credited as Toronto food-bank use drops in first three months of 2018
CBC News: Complaints levelled at B.C. naturopaths offering ‘complete elimination’ of autism
Macleans: Why our kids need to learn about residential schools
Vancouver Sun: B.C.’s child welfare system has failed youth who age out and must change: coroner
CBC News: Researchers say increase in B.C. kids on ADHD drugs ‘concerning’
The Globe and Mail: Number of B.C. children on ADHD medication is ‘concerning,’ UBC study finds