Child and youth news of the week


The Province: Province partners with Union of B.C. Municipalities to create child-care spaces

Clearwater Times: New Indigenous child care opening in Clearwater

CTV News: Indigenous families struggled for health care before Jordan’s Principle: summit

Benzinga: First Nations-Driven Implementation Essential, Says AFN National Chief on Federal Investment in Early Learning and Child Care

Cision: Cindy Blackstock wins Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s inaugural national award

Infotel: The heartbreaking reasons many B.C. children with addictions aren’t getting help

StarMetro Vancouver: More than 5,800 youth suicides across Canada signals mental health ‘crisis’

Cision: Government of Canada, Assembly of First Nations, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Métis National Council announce the first Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework

UBCM: New Child Care Funding Announced

CBC News: ‘Nothing short of remarkable’: Study finds parents’ chats with their toddlers pay off 10 years later

The Tyee: Our Biggest Health Factor Is Largely Ignored

My Campbell River Now: Have Your Say On B.C.’s Budget

StarMetro Vancouver: B.C. parents have reported 98 incidents of students with disabilities being excluded since start of school year

CBC News: Child-care policy changes slowly creating improvements in B.C., advocate says

StarMetro Vancouver: Maximum allowable rent increases under review by B.C. task force

StarMetro Vancouver: Halifax prof says national food program not just pie in the sky idea

Times Colonist: Island Voices: Capital region has a child-care crisis

CBC News: ‘I had my eyes opened’: Indigenous curriculum enriches lives of B.C. and international students