17 November 2015
The Strategy for the Prevention of Harm for Children and Youth in New Brunswick was officially launched this morning at the annual State of the Child Breakfast hosted by the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate. The launch is part of Child Rights Education Week, organized by the Child ...
23 August 2011
Christian Whalen, acting child and youth advocate, is encouraging families to contact his office if they have concerns about services available to autistic children. He extended this invitation while attending the third annual Art for Autism showcase, held at the Community Autism Centre in Saint John. From left, back row: ...
12 May 2010
A new booklet has been produced that explains the rights and responsibilities of young people who are going through the experience of being placed in care. Entitled What's My Role: A youth guide to child protection, the booklet was produced by the Public Legal Education and Information Service of New ...
23 February 2010
Ombudsman and Child and Youth Advocate Bernard Richard today released a report entitled, Hand-in-Hand: A Review of First Nations Child Welfare in New Brunswick.
03 December 2009
A joint working group between the Department of Justice and Consumer Affairs and the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate has been formed to review legislative changes that would better protect the personal information of children posted online. Justice and Consumer Affairs Minister Michael Murphy and Child and Youth ...
19 November 2009
The annual State of our Children and Youth address was delivered by Ombudsman and Child and Youth Advocate Bernard Richard. He did so in conjunction with the release of a report entitled, A Clearer Picture: A statistical backgrounder to the 2009 State of our Children and Youth Address.
23 November 2008
A provincial report card on children and youth was released today by Bernard Richard, ombudsman and child and youth advocate, during his initial state of Our Children and Youth speech at Bernice McNaughton High School in Moncton.
11 September 2007
A new booklet has been launched to assist people in recognizing, reporting and preventing child abuse. The booklet, entitled Child Abuse - Recognize It, Report It, Prevent It, was released today by the Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick (PLEIS-NB) in partnership with the RCMP, the Dr. ...