Child and Youth News of the Week


CBC News: Panel calls for better suicide prevention services for youth in B.C.
Georgia Straight: B.C. report recommends mental-health improvements for child and youth suicide prevention
CFJC Today: BC Coroners Service emphasizes treatment, outreach to prevent child and youth suicides
Vancouver Sun: High school kids destigmatize homelessness, one hot potato at a time
Georgia Straight: Former youth in care celebrate and boost awareness about challenges of aging out of the system
CBC News: Single mother of 3 calls for better services for Indigenous families on DTES
Vancouver Courier: Vancouver school board avoids funding debate while teachers and province bargain
CBC News: Child care in Sea-to-Sky region going from ‘bad to worse to crisis to chaos’
Local Love: I aged out of foster care and it wasn’t what I expected
Georgia Straight: B.C. legislative committee makes no recommendation to increase welfare rates
CBS News: Game over: Middle-class and poor kids are ditching youth sports