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Friday, December 20, 2013 11:00 AM
For many children and youth in government care, the thought of going to university may seem like little more than a pipe dream. But it's a dream that Thomas Murtland made a reality, and now he wants to mentor other young people so that they too can experience the rewards of a post-secondary education.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 9:00 AM
Today is Child and Youth Day in B.C., to mark Universal Children's Day and Canada's adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Friday, November 1, 2013 10:00 AM
The adoption community in Metro Vancouver will take part in an exciting kick-off to Adoption Awareness Month today at BC Place Stadium, courtesy of the BC Lions
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 10:00 AM
Thousands of tiny purple caps will soon be delivered to birthing hospitals across the province. It's part of an annual campaign to help raise awareness for the Period of PURPLE Crying program, an educational program for new parents which teaches them how to deal with infant crying, especially inconsolable crying.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 8:30 AM
Every child and teen is unique and every young person deserves security, stability and a welcoming home.
Monday, September 30, 2013 11:45 AM
New regulations expand the mandate of B.C.'s Representative for Children and Youth, helping to ensure vulnerable young adults are supported during their transition to adulthood at age 19.
Monday, September 9, 2013 8:00 AM
Sept. 9 is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Prevention and Support Day in B.C., an opportunity to raise awareness around the risks of alcohol use during pregnancy and to support healthy women, their infants and their families.
Friday, September 6, 2013 12:45 PM
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) affects an estimated nine in every 1,000 infants. And because the wide-ranging symptoms are not always visibly apparent, it is sometimes called an invisible disability.
Saturday, August 31, 2013 10:00 AM
Students throughout British Columbia head to the classroom on Sept. 3, many of them feeling first-day jitters. But for an estimated 25,000 students, first day of school stress can lead to anxiety that interferes with their daily activities.
Friday, August 30, 2013 11:00 AM
The Ministry of Children and Family Development has added $1.4 million to a bursary fund that helps B.C. youth formerly in government care pursue educational and vocational studies.