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Update on Cannabis Legalization for Stakeholders

2018-10-18T09:39:56-07:00

Update on Cannabis Legalization for Stakeholders **If foster parents have any questions regarding these changes please contact your Resource Worker.** Update on Cannabis Legalization for Stakeholders Ministry of Children and Family Development October 2018 You may be aware that non-medical cannabis became legal across Canada as of today (October 17, [...]

Update on Cannabis Legalization for Stakeholders2018-10-18T09:39:56-07:00

Standard Update: Authority to Sign Permission Forms

2018-10-11T10:47:33-07:00

Standard Update: Authority to Sign Permission Forms MCFD has revised its Standards for Foster homes. The Standards have been revised to include updated signing of Permission Forms Policy. Please read this entire notice for the best understanding of the Standard changes. This is a great opportunity for caregivers to review [...]

Standard Update: Authority to Sign Permission Forms2018-10-11T10:47:33-07:00

Standard Update: Vaping

2018-10-11T10:49:59-07:00

Standard Update: Vaping MCFD has revised it's Standards for Foster homes. The Standards for a Smoke Free Environment have been revised to include vaping. This is a great opportunity for caregivers to review the Standards for Foster Homes. NOTE TO ALL FOSTER PARENTS: Not all Social Workers may be aware [...]

Standard Update: Vaping2018-10-11T10:49:59-07:00

Foster Family Month 2018

2018-10-02T09:37:39-07:00

HAPPY FOSTER FAMILY MONTH! October is Foster Family Month! There are 1,000 children and youth on Vancouver Island who need a temporary home, a safe haven where they can stay while they and their families heal and become strong again. We thank foster families for providing a caring and compassionate [...]

Foster Family Month 20182018-10-02T09:37:39-07:00

Orange Shirt Day 2018

2018-10-01T15:42:53-07:00

Orange Shirt Day 2018 Orange Shirt DaySunday, September 30th, 2018http://www.orangeshirtday.org/ Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in the spring of 2013. It grew out of Phyllis' story of having her shiny new orange shirt taken away on her first [...]

Orange Shirt Day 20182018-10-01T15:42:53-07:00

Summer Water Safety

2018-07-20T09:32:38-07:00

Summer Water Safety The Ministry of Public Safety and the Solicitor General have issued a press release of summer water safety tips and information. This press release is a great reminder of how to be safe around water as we enter the warmer months. Press Release:With summer officially here, and warm weather in [...]

Summer Water Safety2018-07-20T09:32:38-07:00

New Information: Fentanyl/Naloxone Resources

2018-07-20T09:27:50-07:00

New Information: Fentanyl/Naloxone Resources New information** NEW ** NALOXONE AND TEMPERATURE During hot weather avoid leaving your Naloxone in a car for an extended period of time. Naloxone ampoules should be kept out of direct sunlight. It is recommended to store Naloxone at "controlled room temperature" between 20°C- 25°C. Naloxone can be [...]

New Information: Fentanyl/Naloxone Resources2018-07-20T09:27:50-07:00

New Funding for Take the Wheel Program

2018-07-20T09:21:54-07:00

New Funding for Take the Wheel Program MCFD Announces New Funding for Take the Wheel Program! (Article from Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks) http://www.fbcyicn.ca/news/mcfd-announces-new-funding-take-wheel On June 6, 2018, at the Federation of BC Youth in Care Network's (the Fed) BC Child in Youth in Care Week (BCCYICW) celebration, Katrine [...]

New Funding for Take the Wheel Program2018-07-20T09:21:54-07:00

National Indigenous Day Events

2018-07-20T09:17:25-07:00

National Indigenous Day Events June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.See details below for events happening in a community near you. Aboriginal Cultural Festival 2018Royal BC Museum in partnership with Aboriginal Tourism [...]

National Indigenous Day Events2018-07-20T09:17:25-07:00

Community Responds to the Overdose Emergency

2018-07-20T09:11:54-07:00

Community Responds to the Overdose Emergency Join AVI and their community partners to better understand drug use and issues relating to the overdose crisis with guest speakers and a community forum. Topics will include how to talk with our youth about substance use, understanding addiction, and how our community is [...]

Community Responds to the Overdose Emergency2018-07-20T09:11:54-07:00
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