Youth protection

Intensive Support & Resource worker Nick Bello, (left), Pat Giasson (team leader Youth Probation - MCFD); Jaylene Thompson; Trevin Charlie, Shayla Malloway-Seward, and Envy Malloway-Seward.

Mentorship program for Stó:lō youth comes of age after a decade

‘Indigenous grad rates in Chilliwack went from 55% to 79%’ due to programs like Mémiyelhtel

 

Cowichan Bulldogs and Saanich Wolverines clash in Vancouver Island peewee football semifinal at Duncan’s McAdam Park. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

B.C.-backed study finds smaller head impacts can accumulate over youth football season

15 American male youth football players monitored using neuro-technology developed in Surrey

 

Victoria residents take a brief moment to examine the flowers, stuffed animals and photos left in remembrance of 17-year-old Olivia Mahaney, who died of overdose at the corner of Wharf and Yates streets. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

‘She didn’t deserve this’: Teen’s death a reminder of overdose crisis facing B.C. youth

Problem compounded by COVID, leaving youth struggling with boredom and restricted access to services

 

Phone screen in hand. (Pixabay)

Government-funded iPhones to connect B.C.’s youth in care to services, technology

Nearly 4,000 iPhones will be issued over the next two months to youth aged 13 or older

Phone screen in hand. (Pixabay)
MLA Bob D’Eith, Community Services executive director Vicki Kipps, director Clive Williams, MLA Lisa Beare, director Gwen O’Connell and property manager Tori Nicholas. (Neil Corbett/The News)

20 units for youth in new Maple Ridge housing project announced

Province will provide funding, Community Services running building

MLA Bob D’Eith, Community Services executive director Vicki Kipps, director Clive Williams, MLA Lisa Beare, director Gwen O’Connell and property manager Tori Nicholas. (Neil Corbett/The News)
B.C. Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth (Black Press files)

B.C. watchdog says mentally ill children and youth retraumatized in hospital

The number of children held under the Mental Health Act has increased an alarming 162 per cent in past decade

B.C. Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth (Black Press files)
Almost 100 witnesses spoke to police in lethal youth overdose investigation: RCMP

Almost 100 witnesses spoke to police in lethal youth overdose investigation: RCMP

Officers are still investigating the death of the 14-year-old Langley boy

Almost 100 witnesses spoke to police in lethal youth overdose investigation: RCMP
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