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Sunday, May 20, 2012 9:00 AM
Celebrations are always better with dancing, so to help kick off B.C. Child and Youth in Care Week, hundreds of British Columbians are expected to participate in several flash mobs throughout the province to show support for B.C.'s children and youth in government care.
Friday, May 11, 2012 12:01 PM
The B.C. government honoured child-care professionals, organizations, and local governments who have demonstrated outstanding service to children and families at the 2012 B.C. Child Care Awards of Excellence and Child Care Legacy Awards.
Monday, May 7, 2012 8:25 AM
It's a surprising statistic for many British Columbians: one in seven children and youth in B.C. struggles with a mental health challenge that interferes with their daily lives and their relationships with friends and relatives.
Friday, May 4, 2012 11:30 AM
The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Society are celebrating the grand opening of a new safe house for vulnerable teens in Nanaimo, which doubles the capacity of the former youth safe house.
Friday, May 4, 2012 9:00 AM
A new investment of $878,000 for the Provincial Office of Domestic Violence will support the important work of ensuring co-ordination and collaboration of domestic violence programs and services throughout government.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 9:00 AM
The B.C. government is proclaiming the month of May as Child Care Month to celebrate the work of thousands of caring and committed child-care operators and early childhood educators throughout the province.
Thursday, April 26, 2012 9:00 AM
Every year, British Columbians commemorate Autism Awareness Month as a way to recognize and honour children, youth and adults dealing with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Friday, April 20, 2012 11:00 AM
A Surrey child-care centre will hold a grand opening today at its new building - a beautifully restored heritage house with a new sandbox for building sandcastle masterpieces, a jungle gym for young acrobats to perform and giant cedar trees for playing hide and go seek.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 10:00 AM
B.C. has proclaimed this week as Prevention of Violence against Women Week to raises awareness in communities throughout the province and serve as a reminder that help is always available to women who have either experienced violence first-hand, are in a violent relationship or are in a situation where there is a threat of violence.
Sunday, April 15, 2012 8:30 AM
The most conservative estimates indicate approximately 10 per cent of boys and 20 per cent of girls in B.C. have been the victim of sexual abuse.