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Wednesday, September 9, 2015 9:45 AM
Recognizing Premier Christy Clark’s commitment to improve Aboriginal child welfare services and programming in B.C., Grand Chief Edward John has been appointed as senior advisor on Aboriginal child welfare to the Minister of Children and Family Development.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 3:30 PM
To celebrate the official launch of the new Single Parent Employment Initiative (SPEI), Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux met with two eager single mothers and staff from the Surrey-Cloverdale WorkBC Employment Services Centre to discuss the program and how it will help them achieve their individual career goals.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:15 AM
A conservative estimate is that nine out of every 1,000 babies in Canada are born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). That means there are at least 41,679 affected British Columbians – roughly equivalent to the population of a small city.
Friday, August 7, 2015 10:35 AM
Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux has released the following statement regarding the government’s decision to file notice to appeal the recent decision of Justice Walker in the J.P. matter:
Thursday, August 6, 2015 1:45 PM
The Province is investing $1.5 million to increase services and supports throughout the province for Aboriginal people who are affected by domestic violence.
Friday, July 24, 2015 9:00 AM
In partnership with the Child Welfare League of Canada (CWLC), the Ministry of Children and Family Development has asked Bob Plecas, a highly respected former deputy minister, to lead an independent review into matters arising from Judge Walker’s recent B.C. Supreme Court ruling.
Friday, July 3, 2015 8:30 AM
Summer is here and there are nearly 630,000 B.C. kids looking for ways to spend their vacation days - that's enough kids to fill BC Place more than 10 times over.
Friday, June 12, 2015 8:30 AM
The Government of B.C. is taking the next step toward its goal, under the BC Early Years Strategy, to expand the network of BC Early Years Centres in communities throughout the province.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 10:00 AM
Former children and youth in care will receive support for their future training and educational needs through the newly established Learning Fund for Young Adults (LFYA).
Monday, June 8, 2015 10:30 AM
Government is contributing $250,000 to the Youth Futures Education Fund, which will be available to help cover expenses beyond tuition that may be a barrier to post-secondary education for former youth in care.