November 27, 2012: Responding to Inner City Youth at Risk of Suicide

Download this Press Release November 27, 2012 Responding to Inner City Youth at Risk of Suicide Late last September, a suicide pact was discovered among 30 young people in Vancouver’s Inner City. A coordinated crisis team intervened, admitting 24 to hospital for their own protection. Most of these youth were Aboriginal. This was not an […]

May 14, 2015: It’s Time to Care About Our Children

Download this press release For Immediate Release                        May 14, 2015   It’s Time to Care About Our Children   Today B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth has released yet another report detailing the unnecessary and tragic death of a child. Sadly, this report once again chronicles the abject failure of the Ministry of Children and […]

July 16, 2015: MCFD Continues to Endanger Our Children

 Download this press release For Immediate Release     July 16, 2015                    MCFD Continues to Endanger Our Children We Need Change now! How many children have to be damaged or die before the BC government admits that the Ministry of Children and Family Development is irretrievably broken? Once again dangerous practices within the Ministry are […]

May 1, 2014: The Children of Forgotten Promises

Download this press release   The Children of Forgotten Promises For Immediate Release: May 1, 2014 In response to the BC Representative for Children & Youth Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s report, “On Their Own”, April 2014, Aboriginal Life In Vancouver Enhancement Society’s president, Ernie Crey, has praised the report as practical and says the report’s recommendations, […]

Aug 4, 2015: MCFD Sidesteps Accountability We Need Action Now!

 Download this press release  For Immediate Release                                                        August 4, 2015 MCFD Sidesteps Accountability   We Need Action Now! Approximately two weeks after Judge Paul Walker issued a blistering judgement citing the Ministry of Children and Family Development’s Director of Child Protection and certain Ministry social workers for “intentional misconduct, bad faith, reckless disregard for their […]