Child and youth news of the week


The Globe and Mail: From the streets to the halls of justice: Former foster child, teen mom overcomes adversity to graduate from UBC law school

APTN: Children’s representative says ministry is ‘fundamentally responsible’ for sex assault victim in RCMP video

Energetic City: Committee holds meeting on children and youth with neuro-diverse special needs

The Georgia Straight: No Mandarin please: Mom complains against English policy in visits with kids in B.C. government care

CBC News: ‘Is this their investigation process?’ Indigenous advocate calls for RCMP transparency after disturbing video

APTN: Woman in RCMP video overwhelmed by support: ‘It means a lot’

Surrey Now-Leader: B.C. Greens back NDP restrictions on kids under 16 working

Global News: How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care

The Philanthropist: Policy Matters: Dylan Cohen

The Globe and Mail: How much does it cost to raise a child with autism?

Georgia Straight: B.C.’s overdose crisis is hitting Indigenous peoples way harder than any other group

New Westminster Record: Living wage policy eyed by New West School Board

CBC News: Provincial commission seeks to close gap between minimum wage and living wage