Child and Youth News of the Week

CBC Early Edition: Is 12 too young to work? Youth advocacy group pushing for changes to B.C.’s labour laws
CBC News: Is 12 too young to work? Youth advocates slam B.C.’s lax child-labour laws
Prince George Matters: City to study what poverty looks like in Prince George
Burnaby Now: Good Girls Don’t celebrates kids who make their own rules
Times Colonist: Focus should be on early childhood educators, not spaces: daycare operator
Times Colonist: B.C. Coroners Service to hold inquest into Oak Bay teen’s overdose death
The Globe and Mail: New Vancouver detox centre serves as a reflection of how attitudes around substance abuse have evolved
Vancouver Sun: Jody Paterson: Open procurement policies put community social-services groups at risk
Times Colonist: Comment: Failed opportunity — poverty strategy leaves poorest behind