Youth protection

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

 

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

 

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

 

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