B.C.'s Child Labour Laws Are The Most Neglectful In The World

British Columbia Child Labour

First Posted: 09/02/11 11:26 AM ET Updated: 11/02/11 06:12 AM ET

The Globe and Mail:

Vancouver is in a province that has the most astonishingly neglectful child labour laws in North America, indeed in the world. Afghanistan and Haiti have more protective laws on their books. In British Columbia, a child can go to work at 12, in just about any job, hazardous or not (mines, taverns, bars and lounges are the only exceptions), and he or she can be required to work at any time of the day or night except during school hours.

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