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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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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Three very important questions for our families first premier… if she isn’t too busy Christmas shopping, that is…

* There is a follow-up post... Here. * From our good friend RossK, who has a good lead, from a very good source... about a helluva shocking story : "In the wake of all the money that has been completely and disgustingly wasted on Snooklandian propaganda and ad-buys in the last year ($64 million and counting!) …

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Breaking news: Supreme Court rules in” Tercon Contractors Ltd. vs British Columbia(Ministry of Transportation)

 " The appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Vancouver), Number CA033983, 2007 BCCA 592, dated December 3, 2007, heard on March 23, 2009, is allowed, the order of the Court of Appeal is set aside and the judgment of the trial judge is restored, McLachlin C.J. and Binnie, Abella and Rothstein JJ. dissenting. "  http://scc.lexum.umontreal.ca/en/news_release/2010/10-02-12.3/10-02-12.3.html  From …

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