Premier Horgan expands tuition waiver for former youth in care

2018-05-31T09:16:07-07:00

Young people leaving foster care now will have access to free tuition at all 25 of British Columbia’s public post-secondary institutions, Premier John Horgan announced today. “We want youth in our care system to know we are looking out for them and that we believe in their potential. That’s why we are expanding access to [...]

Premier Horgan expands tuition waiver for former youth in care2018-05-31T09:16:07-07:00

Orange Shirt Day 2017

2018-05-31T09:11:46-07:00

Orange Shirt Day Saturday, September 30th, 2017 http://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 day [...]

Orange Shirt Day 20172018-05-31T09:11:46-07:00

Happy Foster Family Month

2018-05-31T08:53:32-07:00

Every October, we take time to celebrate Foster Family Month in BC. There are over 1,000 children and youth on Vancouver Island right now who are not able to live with their families. They need a temporary home, a safe haven where they can stay while they and their families heal and become strong [...]

Happy Foster Family Month2018-05-31T08:53:32-07:00
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