February 16th, 2023
SAVE THE DATE: YOUTH IN CARE CANADA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TO BE HELD SUNDAY, APRIL 16TH, 2023 AT 12PM PST.
Members of Youth in Care Canada are invited to attend our virtual annual general meeting on Sunday, April 16th, 2023. We are accepting applications for new board members until Friday, March 31st, 2023. Information about submitting an application to the board can be found here. Voting members are young people in and from care ages 18 to 30. Make your vote count! Become a member today!
November 28, 2019
PRESS RELEASE: YICC Releases Report from First-Ever Gathering of First Nations Youth Advisors
Youth in Care Canada is thrilled to announce the release of our latest report: Justice, Equity and Culture: The First-Ever YICC Gathering of First Nations Youth Advisors. YICC hosted their first-ever national gathering of 16 First Nations youth in/from care from across Canada on October 25, 2019…
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…