NEWS

September 26, 2018

Statement on the Report of the Expert Panel on the Deaths of Children and Youth in Residential Placements

It is with a heavy heart approaching Orange Shirt Day, that Youth in Care Canada (YICC) responds to Safe With Intervention: The Report of the Expert Panel on the Deaths of Children and Youth in Residential Placements”, a report from the Office of the Chief Coroner of Ontario addressing the deaths of 12 young people living in residential care in Ontario between January 2014 and July 2017…

September 20, 2018

Letter to Minister Philpott on Indigenous Child Welfare

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Youth in Care Canada (YICC), we are writing you to address the anticipated National Indigenous Child Welfare Legislation (the Legislation)... We at YICC strongly believe the voices of Indigenous youth in and from care must be heard and accounted for in the development of the Legislation…

July 1, 2018

STATEMENT ON THE SEPARATION OF CHILDREN FROM THEIR FAMILIES AT THE U.S. BORDER

On June 30th, thousands gathered for the Families Belong Together March. Today, on Canada Day, we call on the Canadian and US governments to immediately end the senseless separation of children from their families #FamiliesBelongTogether ...

January 28, 2018

STATEMENT ON THE EMERGENCY MEETING ON INDIGENOUS CHILD WELFARE

Youth in Care Canada voices their support for the emergency meeting on Indigenous child welfare that took place in Ottawa last week