Letters and Submissions to Government

Letters and Submissions

Letter from Minister Mark – Fostering Change


On December 18, 2019, Honourable Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, wrote a letter to Fostering Change Community Organizers and adult allies. In the letter, she references Policy Solutions Day 2019 and thanks organizers for their determination to make BC’s child welfare system more comprehensive and universal. MORE


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Reports

Reports

2018 BC Child Poverty Report Card


Media Release November 20, 2018 First Call’s Annual 2018 Child Poverty Report Card Finds One in Five Children Still Poor (Vancouver BC) Today, First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition released its annual BC Child Poverty Report Card finding that not much has changed for poor children and their families. MORE


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In the News

Letters and Submissions

Submission Calling for Employment Standards that Protect Children from Exploitation and Injury


Today, First Call submitted recommendations to the Ministry of Labour and The Law Institute of B.C. calling for better government protection for children who are working. First Call’s recommendations provide a framework for the B.C. government to develop employment standards consistent with Canada’s commitment to establish 16 as the age MORE


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Monthly Updates

First Call Monthly Updates

December 2019 Monthly Update


Welcome to our monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work and key developments in child and youth policy in BC. Highlights this month include: Living Wage for Families Campaign News and Wins BC Child Poverty Report Card Upcoming Release Contribute to the Making Ends Meet Participatory Action Research Project Fostering MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

November 2019 Monthly Update


Welcome to our monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work and key developments in child and youth policy in BC. Highlights this month include: First Call Holiday Schedule: Closed December 23-January 3 Letters to Federal Party Leaders re Healthy School Food Submission on Potential Changes to BC Human Rights Tribunal MORE


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Election Toolkits

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