Ministry of Children and Family Development



Abby Foster Teen Committed Suicide – Coroner

Vancouver/Abbotsford – The BC Coroner’s report confirmed a Abbotsford teenager whose death cast scrutiny on the province’s practice of placing at-risk foster children in hotels deliberately jumped from a hotel window. The Coroners report on the death of Alex Gervais,…





Child Welfare, Ministry of Children And Family – Review

Victoria – In partnership with the Child Welfare League of Canada (CWLC), the Ministry of Children and Family Development has asked Bob Plecas, a highly respected former deputy minister, to lead an independent review into matters arising from Judge Walker’s recent…


Not Everyone Has To Take A Test To Be A Social Worker

Vancouver/Abbotsford/Chilliwack (Files from NEWS 1130) – Becoming a social worker in the province will soon require you to take an exam. The extra step is meant to improve standards, but many in the field who deal with some of the…


BC Child And Youth In Care Week

Victoria – As this is always a touchy subject , so will be the celebration of the services for Children and Youth that are in the “System” with the Ministry of Children and Family Development. This is the official Province…