Child and youth news of the week

National Observer: BC working on big changes for Indigenous child welfare
Times Colonist: Victoria sobering centre to start taking older teens
Province: Dylan Cohen: More educational support needed from government for kids leaving foster care
Castlegar Source: OP/ED: BC Poverty Reduction Coalition says minimum wage hikes inadequate
Global News: Foster parents say contract terminated after they spoke out on child they raised for 9 years
Tyee: First Nations Receive $20 Million for Opioid Crisis
Huffington Post: Leaders Who Truly Support #MeToo Should Prove It At Budget Time
Globe and Mail: British Columbia to increase minimum wage to $15.20 by mid-2021
News 1130: BC eliminating prescription deductibles for people earning under $30,000
CBC News: $15 minimum wage won’t be enough in Victoria, says chamber of commerce
Canadian Press: Federal government sets up call centre to help Indigenous children get services
CBC News: No questions asked at new refuges for homeless youth
Globe and Mail: Throne Speech to lay out BC NDP’s childcare approach
Metro: Parents hope for relief from ‘child care chaos’ in B.C. budget