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First Call in the News – November 2018


CBC News: ‘It’s absolutely appalling’: Indigenous youth in care vulnerable to exploitation, say advocates

New West Record: OUR VIEW: ‘Gotcha’ moment shines a spotlight on child poverty in B.C.

CBC Early Edition: Reconcile This: Indigenous youth exploitation

Vancouver Sun: Rhys Kesselman and Adrienne Montani: B.C. needs to make important changes to its childhood tax benefit

Global News: Supervised consumption site for youth among ideas in new report on youth addiction

Vancouver Sun: B.C. child poverty figures remain bad, but report sounds note of optimism

CBC: Child poverty decreasing ‘pitifully slowly’ in B.C., report finds

The Province: B.C. child poverty figures remain bad, but report sounds note of optimism

CBC Early Edition: Child poverty decreasing ‘pitifully slowly’: one in five B.C. children still live in poverty

Cision: 2018 Report Card Outlines Bold Ambitions for Child and Family Poverty Eradication

CBC Vancouver News: CBC Vancouver News at 6

CBC Vancouver News: CBC Vancouver News Late Night at 11pm

Times Colonist: ‘Big problem’ for B.C.: One in five children growing up poor

Times Colonist: Opinion: Still a long way to go in cutting child poverty

Tyee: Whose Children Are Growing Up Poor in BC?

StarMetro Vancouver: B.C.’s child poverty rates remain higher than Canadian average

My Bulkley Lakes Now: One In Five Children In The RBDN Are Living In Poverty

Times Colonist: Still a long way to go in cutting child poverty

Prince George Matters: Prince George’s child poverty rate slightly below provincial average

My Prince George Now: Local Groups Speak Out on PG’s Concerning Child Poverty Rating

Hansard Blues Report of Proceedings: Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth

Quesnel Observer: CNC Students Celebrate National Child Day

Vancouver Courier: ‘Big problem’ for B.C.: One in five children growing up poor