Plan-Y in Pemberton

Part of a robust social policy framework is ensuring that citizens have access to the services they need, delivered in a relevant manner. Service delivery looks very different depending upon who you are and where you live in our vast …

Child Poverty

Like homelessness, child poverty is another multi-faceted social issue that cuts across many different governmental ministries. While politicians agree that child poverty should be eradicated, none of them seem to be able to tackle the problem in any meaningful way. …

Crisis of Homelessness

Nicole Read, mayor of Maple Ridge, says that homelessness has reached crisis levels in the province. She argues that “simply spending money” is not going to solve the problem. She further states that “there needs to be a plan” that …

Integrated Services for Youth

At our 2016 Conference and AGM, Board Voice featured a workshop by Dr. Steve Mathias, the Executive Director of the BC Integrated Services for Youth Initiative (BCISYI). In his workshop, Dr. Mathias, presented the model of integrated services for youth. …