Not Forgotten. How many children must die before someone takes responsibility?

In 2015, we had Paige's story: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/paige-death-government-release-report-1.3280603 In 2016, it was Nick's story: http://globalnews.ca/news/3015820/bc-childrens-watchdog-report-on-death-of-15-year-old-nick-lang-released/ And here we are just days into the second month of 2017...and we have Alex's story: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/children-s-advocate-says-province-failed-teen-at-abbotsford-hotel-1.3968887 "On a mid-September morning in 2015, in an act of obvious desperation, an 18-year- old Métis youth named Alex took his own life by …

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There are some investments you can’t afford not to make…so why aren’t our governments doing so?

I woke up early this morning as usual, and sat down with my coffee to catch up on the news. And sadly, this was the first thing I saw: Danny Francis takes own life while in ministry care, roommate says: Body of 18-year-old Danny Francis found yesterday in Port Alberni Alex Gervais, Nick Lang, Paige...and countless …

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BC Government denies cancelling gifts for kids in care

A joint effort today, proving that when the going gets tough... the bloggers get going!  It started with a really pointed post at The Gazetteer, picked up over with the  indomitable Ian Reids, continued with a new tip and email here on my site and was carried on over at Norm's.... And the Ministry of Children and …

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