Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, BC's Representative for Children and Youth
Wed., Nov. 19
Salvation Army Citadel
4030 Douglas Street, near the corner of McKenzie Ave and the Pat Bay Highway
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Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond is B.C.’s first Representative for Children and Youth. She was appointed in 2006 and was re-appointed for a second five-year term in 2011.
The Representative is an independent Officer of the Legislature who supports children, youth and families who need help in dealing with the child welfare system. She also provides oversight to the Ministry of Children and Family Development and advocates for improvements to the child welfare system.
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond will share an overview of her office as Representative for Children and Youth. We look forward to this informative and inspiring evening!