Bc Kids in Care

Why Does Canada Have So Many Kids In Foster Care?

Marni Brownell | Posted 11.09.2015 | Canada Politics
Marni Brownell

What happens to kids who authorities determine can't live safely with their own parents or caregivers? Thousands of Canadian children are in this situation right now. Many go into foster homes, while others go into other types of out-of-home care on behalf of child welfare agencies. But we don't know how many, nor do we know how well they are doing.

B.C. Teen In Care Died Hours After 'Aging Out'

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Carly Fraser's body has never been found.

B.C. Christmas Tree Sales Foster Hope For 'Aged-Out' Kids

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 12.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Aunt Leah’s Christmas tree lots have the similar strings of twinkling lights and the familiar smell of fresh trees as other stands in B.C.'s Low...

B.C. Government Denies Cancelling Christmas Gifts For Kids In Care

Laila Yuile | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Laila Yuile

"Any claim that the ministry will not be supplying Christmas gifts for children in care is absolutely inaccurate and it is very concerning that this erroneous message was sent to a client," said B.C. Children and Families ministry. We have two sources making the same allegations, an email transcript backing up those allegations and a government denying all of it.