Child and Youth News of the Week


APTN National News: Federal Indigenous child welfare reform bill one step closer to becoming law
The Globe and Mail: Cornered: Canadian schools reach a turning point in use of seclusion rooms for children with disabilities
CBC News: City orders closure of unregistered recovery home sheltering dozens of patients
CBC News: B.C. woman in ‘complete shock’ after sex abuse convictions tossed over court delays
The Daily Courier: B.C. ‘struggling’ to meet needs of vulnerable youth in contracted care: auditor
CBC News: Largest cohort of Indigenous students graduates from Simon Fraser University
The Community Press: Daphne Bramham: Human trafficking is pervasive and largely ignored in Canada
Vancouver Sun: Sold on your behalf: 164 B.C. schools and hospitals, agricultural and industrial lots worth $1 billion
Vancouver Sun: B.C. has sold 50 schools and educational land lots in six years
The Tyee: ‘You’re Constantly Drowning’: A Day in the Life of a BC Social Worker
CTV News: B.C. loosens social assistance rules to ease poverty
iPolitics: Unclear if feds’ $55B housing strategy will lower affordable housing need: PBO
Delta Optimist: Ladner teens counter pride flag vandalism with messages of inclusion
Vancouver Sun: Victims of pimp sue disgraced cop Jim Fisher and the VPD