Child and youth news of the week

CBC News: People forced to stand in cold and rain outside Abbotsford welfare office waiting room

Times Colonist: B.C. expands bursary program to attract early childhood educators

Vancouver Sun: One of B.C.’s three adoption agencies, the only one on Vancouver Island, to close at end of May

The Globe and Mail: B.C. overdose-prevention sites should be template for other governments, researchers say

CBC News: New drug mix causing harder-to-revive overdoses, sparking panic in Vancouver

CBC News: Indigenous groups accuse Conservatives of ‘shameful’ stalling tactics on rights bill

Vancouver Sun: B.C. premier praises rapid growth of tuition program for former youth in care

Global News: Hundreds of former youth in provincial care take advantage of B.C. government’s tuition waiver

The Tyee: How a Team of Women Helped Make BC a World Leader in Treating Postpartum Depression