Child and Youth News of the Week

CTV News: Adoption centre closes despite effort to save it; B.C. left with two agencies
Times Colonist: Les Leyne: She cited the law but that wasn’t good enough for B.C. government
BC Local News: Disturbing sexual, criminal trends with Greater Victoria youth on the rise
BC Local News: UBC Okanagan, RCMP collab for study on reporting child abuse
Kamloops This Week: Former youth in care helping to build social housing project in Kamloops
CBC News: Adoption centre closes despite fight to save it, leaving B.C. with just 2 private agencies
The Globe and Mail: Marina Miller has raised five siblings with a little help from strangers, but precious little from government
Macleans: Life after foster care in Canada
CBC News: Province says it’s ‘doing everything we can’ while domestic abuse victims struggle to find affordable housing
The Globe and Mail: ‘We will no longer raise children’: new partnership aims to keep kids out of child welfare system
CBC News: Autism diagnosis procedure should be reformed to ease wait times and stress, society says
CTV News: B.C. unveils tough new regulations to crack down on youth vaping
Times Colonist: Youth should be able to ride the bus for free, Nanaimo councillors say
Kamloops This Week: Advocacy groups forming coalition for youth
Global News: Saskatchewan appoints Lisa Broda as new advocate for children and youth