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B.C. journalists are working together to improve child-welfare reporting

This week we published the first of many collaborative, in-depth stories to come examining this complex system.

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My name is Brielle Morgan. I work with youth, families, community partners and other journalists to tell stories about our child-welfare system, unpack complexity and explore ways forward.

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The child-welfare system’s full of fed-up women — and it’s no wonder

Ministry audits show foster kids and vulnerable families are getting short shrift.

We’ve made the data from our child welfare audit investigation public

Tell us how you think the Ministry of Children and Family Development is doing.

B.C. government is failing vulnerable kids and families, according to its own audits

Investigation reveals ministry isn't meeting critical standards. ‘This should be a four-alarm fire,’ social work professor says.

B.C. judge breaks with convention in Indigenous child-protection case

Mom suggests a more collaborative approach including Elders, and judge accepts.

Three years later, this mom’s still fighting to get her kids out of care

Being separated from her daughters “never gets easier,” says Justine, whose trial resumes on April 1.