Child and Youth News of the Week

Times Colonist: Victoria council backs campaign for ‘living wage’
StarMetro Vancouver: Ontario’s cancellation of basic income pilot is seen as a setback by B.C. proponents
Vancouver Sun: Abbotsford anti-gang program to lose funding as kids head back to school
Vancouver Sun: Judy Darcy: Overdose emergency: Unprecedented crisis demands unprecedented action
StarMetro Vancouver: Peer-led overdose response program highlights need for better housing supports, says report
The Globe and Mail: B.C. pilot project into overdose response finds heightened sense of community and empowerment
Coast Reporter: Less than half of eligible children are signed up for education grant
National Post: Canadian government must be held accountable in Indigenous agreements: minister tells chiefs
Vancouver Sun: Kids Help Phone receives $1M funding for 24/7 instant-messaging service to help youth in crisis
Global News: Canada’s richest families own as much wealth as 3 provinces combined: report
Global News: Youth in Care call protest held in Vancouver
The Province: Some B.C. parents could pay more for daycare this fall, despite government initiative
Policy Options: Why isn’t social assistance improving health outcomes?
BNN Bloomberg: Canada’s richest families getting richer as wealth gap widens