Letters and Submissions to Government

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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

March Monthly Update

Highlights this month include: BC’s First Poverty Reduction Strategy Release Welcoming SOS Children’s Villages Canada to First Call Coalition Thank you to Pam Preston, Outgoing Steering Committee Member April Fostering Change Events Submissions On Basic Income Consultation Submissions On Employment Standards Consultation First Call Fundraising Gala Videos Posted Read on MORE

First Call Monthly Updates

February Monthly Update

February 2019 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 Fundraising Gala 2019 a Success! Welcoming Violet-Rose to Fostering Change Newest Episode of As Word Spreads Podcast Released Child Labour Campaign Open MORE

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Election Toolkits

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