Monday, February 6, 2017

Victoria Viewpoints: Monday, February 6, 2017





Our compilation of some of the stories of note from the day, reviewing the political developments from the Provincial scene.

Children in Care of Youth Ministry

M├ętis teen who died in care abandoned by B.C.'s child-welfare system: watchdog
Teen's Suicide 'Predictable' After Years of Ministry Failures, Says Report
Ministry Says Supports 'Available' to Youth Exiting Province's Care. How Available?
Getting B.C. Ministers to Talk About Struggling Kids Proved Impossible
Former caregiver 'shocked' teen left alone in hotel for 10 days prior to his death
Children's advocate says province failed teen at Abbotsford hotel
Teen's death raises concerns for 700 other children
B.C. youth in foster care died alone as multiple warning signs ignored
B.C.'s mew children's watchdog releases report into life and death of Alex Gervais


B.C. Liberals go to authorities after alleged hacking incident
B.C. has no immediate plans to ditch letter grades: Clark
B.C. Government, lumber industry to launch softwood lobbying campaign
More snow, cold temperatures ahead for week
Woman with disability blames lack of home care on B.C. health authority funding inequities
CN agrees to reopen Tumble Ridge rail line to start shipping coal
Snowplow mishap blamed for burying Vernon businesses' sidewalks
RCMP shut down Prince George pot shops as dispensaries eye northern expansion
Canada Post mail delivery slowed, stopped in parts of B.C. due to snow
B.C. First nation upset it took 48 hours for the province to respond to a wildfire near Bella Bella
$471M Royal Inland Hospital patient care tower announced
Power line plan sparks fight between B.C. Hydro and residents of Anmore village
Health Minister to testify at medicare trial? Go jump in the Lake, says province
Chief in Bella Bella demands action on wildfire near coastal community
Leaked B.C. Liberal Party list raises privacy concerns
Negotiators prepare for U.S. lumber talks
More B.C. schools could be equipped with life-saving naloxone after Jansen's inquest



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